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1

The fact that programmers continue to use "magic" as a derogative for tools they're too lazy to understand boggles my mind. You really have to be an utter killjoy to decide "yeah, magic, I hate that" when your job is literally to invent programs for computers to perform.

2

Programming environments, patterns, and tools are rarely evaluated squarely on the merits. It's just as much "who has used that lately" and "was it cool". You can belabor that as a shallow process, or you can simply make cool shit people are interested in learning how was built.

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