The Corporate Overlords’ Battle is Your Gain

Victory CTO
Apr 3 · 5 min read

Achieving App Longevity: React vs. Polymer

History has rarely presented a software shop with app longevity. I’d hazard a guess that you’re not handing out CDs with Windows desktop install binaries of your company’s latest app.

The Matrix: An Analogy

Think of it like Neo’s decision in The Matrix: Where the “Red Pill” is the bleeding edge. It might give you a chance to future-proof your app, but only IF you pick the winning technology stacks. But it could also bankrupt you: if it causes costs to balloon, or the tech just wasn’t ready, or you couldn’t find the necessary developers.

What Facebook and Google Did Differently

What appeared to be competition between Facebook and Google (our friendly neighborhood corporate overlords) ended up more like an unintentional division of labor that ultimately benefits us.

The Benefit? Looking Forward…

Let me illustrate with the following, perhaps not-so-fictitious future:

A Note On Templates

This post wouldn’t be complete without a tech footnote to the lowly template. If you’re a business owner, you’ve read enough.

Pete Carapetyan is a software developer in Austin, Texas

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