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Don't pay attention. A lot (but not all) of these haters are just newbs (you can tell from the arguments made, if any), who believe that having a strong opinion about a subject makes them look more knowledgeable.
"I made a CRUD website using Go, FUCK PHP from now on!"
"Windows updates are the worst, fuck Microsoft *posts screenshot of fresh vanilla Linux Mint before googling how to install Windows back*"
The only tech worth hating are the ones that are popular, despite being worse in every single way compared to their counterparts.
I wish there was something like Reddit gold for devrant. I'd love to give you a free month for your post.
@Jmann But this phenomenom exists in the real life as well, it's just more subtle, cause people with different backgrounds don't collide thst often
Mostly agree with you but keep in mind that some people might have their own reasons/arguments for diskliking or 'hating' something.
Since the snowden revelations I'm highly reluctant to use closed source software and closed systems like windows/mac are a no go for me because nobody can independently check them for security vulnerabilities and/or backdoors. I find this highly dangerous in an era of mass surveillance and backdoors being pushed by secret court orders so yeah.
That's just my view but trying to make clear that although my views differ from yours, they're very much educated.
@Senior there weren't that many places online where noobs would try to be cool and impress other devs 15 years ago.
15 years ago for me was the same. Developing meant mastering a programming language, algorithms, etc. But there were people in online communities stroking each other's egos, compiling gentoo and saying that Windows is shit, and all that stuff. One of those guys I am still in contact today. His attitude hasn't changed. He's now a sysadmin with more than a decade of experience, and I would entrust him a server room (not sure if more than that - I don't know him and what he does THAT well, but I know he's well respected in his circles).
There is a future for everyone. And all of the people that worry more about programming than the platform they're on, will probably be very good programmers. And there are a lot of these people.
@linuxxx Well argumented and reasoned dislikes have their place if the arguments are provided like you did. Although, I must ask, why you didn't report the Struts 2 issue, Heartbleed or Shellshock when you were code-browsing ;) Jokes aside, what if your boss gives you a .Net application, you should extend, would you decline ?
@linuxxx Ok, what I was trying to say is that working with different languages, techniques and platforms gives you a lot more than living in your php/node bubble.
At my previous job I was sort of a swiss-army knife. I coded with .Net, Java, Php, Js (Angular, Node...) and even occational C. I also was the DbAdmin in MsSql, MySql and Db2 and administered our Win and Linux servers. That was actually huge fun. Now I'm sort of a lead architect/CTO in a multiplatform company and I am loving it.
@Senior Oh I agree with the fact (it's a fact, no denying that one) that knowing loads of languages etc gives you more loving and also job chances.
I'd do it if it was my only way out but except for that, I've got certain ethics.
I worked in a distribution center lifting 20-40kg boxes the entire day for two+ months because I couldn't find a suitable job but that was fine enough with me :)