New Technology - refers to less-known and emerging software techniques and frameworks.

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New Customer Project - Use Legacy Application or Design Something New

We are starting a new project with a new customer. We have a legacy application circa 1997 that we are planning on using to satisfy the customer's business requirements. I have been on the fence as ...
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Is good code impossible in modern software development? [closed]

It seems that even that developer tools has become more solid and robust, writing good code has become a challenge. Even that tools are more powerful, quality of code haven’t got better. I come up ...
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Recent programming language for AI? [closed]

For a few decades the programming language of choice for AI was either Prolog or LISP, and a few more others that are not so well known. Most of them were designed before the 70's. Changes happens a ...
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How to be a responsible early adopter?

A disconcertingly high number of new technologies/paradigms are overhyped (as is evident from replies to this question). Combine this with the fact that being early adopter is inherently risky. This ...
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Why might I switch from ASP MVC to Node/Express?

So I've been wanting to try Node and Express. Not to mention Jade and Stylus. Webstorm has in my opinion an amazing user experience and I want to use it and these technologies. Here is where I get ...
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Web development for an otherwise widely experienced programmer? [closed]

I have been [hobby] programming for years now and know several languages including Objective-C, Java, C#, Python, C, and C++ well. I understand many programming patterns and have used several ...
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How can I introduce new technology to my team?

I work on several teams that are living in the past, and I'm trying to introduce them to new technologies like ASP.NET MVC2. What are good ways to introduce new technology in a positive light?