navigating tech choices

I was recently asked to build a new web application. After having worked in the tech industry and constantly learning new tools and languages, being handed an empty canvas to work with is not as much fun as I thought it would be.

React + Node.js backend? Go all in on Ruby on Rails? Serverless with Svelte frontend? You see where I am going with this. There were many options to choose from and a few days to make the decision.

I had to make the decision considering that this project would not need a lot of updates and I wanted to build this as soon as possible. My final choice to build the app? CodeIgniter with Alpine.js

Alpine.js is much fun to work with. A breath of fresh air after having worked with complex javascript frameworks for the last five years.

Sunil Shenoy @sunil
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