"The truth is that quality applications often take a
lot of time and energy to write well. Sure, the first 90 percent
may go quickly enough using — particularly if you are using
the latest tool or framework — whichever it is — it
doesn’t reall matter. It’s the “second 90
percent” that takes time and talent.
"You still need to know how things work under the hood —
one day you will find yourself in a corner and have to code your
way out of it.
"So if you are going to invest in some development skills, where
do you spend that capital? How about web technologies?"