While being aware of emerging technologies is important, chasing them without a clear value proposition can lead to needless complexity, technical debt, and resource drain.
Before adopting a new technology, ask yourself: “Does it solve a specific problem or significantly enhance my product? Is it worth the learning curve and potential instability? Is this going to help us further down the line?”
~ Addy Osmani, Stick to boring architecture for as long as possible
I’ve felt both the alluring pull of shiny new toys and the headache that comes with maintaining components built using tools that never quite lived up to their promises.
There’s a lot to be said for Boring.