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React 16 Tooling by Adam Boduch

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A construction site analogy

Perhaps, the ultimate motivator for taking tooling seriously is thinking about what life would be like without the tools that we depend on as professionals. The construction industry is more mature than software and serves as a great example.

Imagine that you are part of a team that's responsible for building a house—an immensely complex undertaking with many moving parts. Now, think about everything that you have to work with. Let's start with the materials themselves. Anything that doesn't have to be assembled on site, isn't. When you're building a house, many components show up partially assembled. For example, sections of roof framing or mixed cement shows up when it's needed.

Then there are actual tools that ...

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