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Last active August 29, 2015 14:08
What would you like to do?


Labor specialization helped spur the Industrial Revolution and the technology-driven world in which we live. I firmly believe that startups are the equivalent of this century, providing the the building blocks for today's apps:

  • Sendgrid spent years thinking about e-mail delivery.
  • Stripe has been processing payments for 4 years.
  • Twilio has cracked all the details of guarranted SMS delivery across the world.
  • Auth0 has experts on the subject that went through every detail of authentication, authorization and user management.
  • ... and so on

Why reinvent the wheel?


In my opinion, one of the best qualities a developer can have is laziness. That’s what makes us try to find good solutions and follow the DRY (Don’t repeat yourself) principle. Every application has a lot of parts that are always the same: Authentication, Sending emails, setting up payments, etc. So why would we reimplement the wheel when we can trust an industry expert with lots of years of experience?

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