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Right tool for the job ⇝

  Wynn Netherland • February 19, 2017

“Use the right tool for the job” is an oft-repeated aphorism in the tech world. In my experience, I have found this aphorism to be said a lot but actually implemented rarely and to also omit the reality of how technology choices are made.

I nodded along with Peter’s real world translations for this overused phrase in tech. Development is about tradeoffs. There is rarely a single right tool for any software job.