I say this as a design dude that became a developer because I got tired of developer's telling me what could and couldn't be done.

In my career, I can honestly say 90% of devs make shit overly complicated so they can impress other devs.

It's the 21st century, homie. Things should be getting _easier_ to use, not harder.

True there is something to be said about learning about programming to help bridge that gap, but as devs, we gotta meet them more than halfway.

Because we know how.


@Are0h my biggest quality in a developer role, is, that i can't do the fancy shit.

same for user interfaces. i don't know how to properly build then, so i anticipate as many user choices as possible, reducing the necessity for user interactions.

you still shouldn't hire me for either, but hiring random people of the street is probably a better choice than hiring a rockstar programmer 🤷

@tethre Trade secret: there is no proper way to build UIs. It's such a subjective process that rely on the feedback of the people that use it.

The best experience don't follow a template but rather adapt to what the people who use it need and to make it as easy possible to get to what they want.

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