[FoRK] outsourcing back end

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Wed May 8 09:43:16 PDT 2013


It takes 2 days to learn a language enough to understand the related
buzzwords. It takes two months to write reasonable quality code in trivial
components of a system, and two years to make non-trivial contributions.



On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 4:20 PM, Owen Byrne <ojbyrne at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 3:42 PM, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Not a false economy at all. Very useful.
> >
> > And the same developers can work on both, which makes a difference.
> >
> > On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 3:38 PM, Ken Meltsner <meltsner at alum.mit.edu>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Easier to move code between server and client if they share a common
> > > language.  May be a false economy, but the concept sounds good.
> > >
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> Having worked with node.js and client side js, I have to disagree. It takes
> 2 days to learn a language. It takes a lot longer to learn the APIs and the
> technologies behind them, which are entirely different. I work in a place
> that uses node, and we still have front end and back end developers.
>
> Owen
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