when i first started this journey I thought I was going to simply swoop in and learn ruby on rails and be done with it. I didn't realize that rails was a framework for a language called ruby. sigh, i have to learn ruby. Okay but that's it. Just ruby and rails but no more. Oh, i need to learn html and css because there is a view involved. sigh, okay well i'm going to use slim and scss but that's it. then i tried to get a job and they asked me to work on some jquery features. I didn't know anything about jquery but that's it. I was mildly annoyed to learn that jquery is a subset of javascript. I had hopeed to

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I am a web developer but I have my loyalties. I am continually leanring how the underlying system works, but i also want to stay produtive. I am not trying to become a polygot. however, this profession requires a myriad selection of tools, technologies, and training.