John F. Kennedy in his famous speech about NASA going to the moon stated "We do this thing not because it is easy, but because it is hard."
REST-based routes for APIs and web applications have existed for twenty-ish years at this point.
“Think about this for a moment: Why would you ever choose to be with someone who is not excited to be with you?”
I hate the term DevOps; to fractionally quote the movie ‘Love Actually,’ - “it covers all manner of sins, doesn’t it?”
“The sky is falling, the sky is falling!”
Too often in the current technical job landscape, hiring managers and recruiters are looking for a genius level polymath, someone good at everything thrown at them, even if they have little or no experience at it.
Imagine this: you are staring at a sheer cliff. In order to prosper, you must get to the top of the cliff. The question posed is: how do you get to the top of the cliff?
We are on the cusp of 2019 and the term “DevOps” was coined nearly 10 years ago. The common definition has solidified over time, and is available to anyone who looks - yet the problem exists that somehow, “DevOps” became a cure-all for technology problems and technical debt.
Everyone should know what programming is and the effort that it takes. Everyone should know first aid. Everyone should know how to manage their own finances.