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Brad Frost: Over It.

“So keep things simple. Build to standards. Use progressive enhancement. Don’t try to send wheelbarrows full of JavaScript down the pipes unless you have to. Don’t make assumptions. Save the stress for more important things.

01/25/15 • 10:52 AM • DesignInternetMicrosoftProgrammingSoftware • (6) Comments


Additionally remember Corporations, those folks who buy lots of stuff, are finally forcing their users out of XP and Explorer 7 or 8.
Why the slow adoption?
Embedded cost.
We built tools around browsers long gone.
Every upgrade costs money because our tools are NOT agnostic.

Posted by Emmett on 01/25/15 at 02:06 PM

Good point.

Posted by Garret P Vreeland on 01/25/15 at 02:51 PM

I ran across a link today about a company using an original punch-card computer ... still.

Posted by Garret P Vreeland on 01/25/15 at 02:52 PM

I know of several VAX machines still running as well as vital systems running on AS-400 machines.

Posted by Emmett on 01/25/15 at 06:46 PM

Does this mean I should find my old COBOL books? wink

Posted by Hal B Rager on 01/26/15 at 10:02 AM

COBOL is in huge demand, Hal. Just not enough devs trained in it these days.

Posted by BillSaysThis on 01/26/15 at 12:42 PM


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