I've been building a winning project after a winning project and my secret to success is using technology that I know really well and avoiding anything new.

I get things done using the following tech:

  • The if statement and the while loop – they just work.
  • Windows 2000 – compact gui and no reboots or ads in the start menu.
  • Total Commander – files are first class objects.
  • Notepad.exe – .1 second startup time.
  • Mspaint.exe – .1 second startup time and pixel perfect graphics.
  • Slackware Linux – I know it and it works, no systemd bullshit.
  • PHP 5 – I know it and my code from 2000 still works.
  • JavaScript 1 – I know it and my code from 2000 still works.
  • HTML 4 – I know it and my templates from 2000 still work.
  • CSS 2 – I know it and my styles from 2000 still work.
  • MySQL – I know it and it works.
  • Screen – I know it and it works.

Use technology you know well and you will be building successful projects, too. Or, use React or other new bullshit, and you will not build a thing as you will spend all day deleting node_modules directories. See you next time!