Opening up the opinion box

Opening up the opinion box

Update: 2021-08-05
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Mat Ryer and Jerod Santo sit down to review and discuss the MOST and LEAST unpopular “unpopular opinions” since we started keeping track of such things. Also Generics.



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MOST unpopular



  1. Baseball is the most exciting sport in the world (Grant Steltzer on episode #159)

  2. Using err as an error variable make code hard to read (Steve High on episode #179)

  3. Chocolate is nasty (Jon Sabados on episode #174)

  4. JS Party is better than Go Time (Jerod Santo (of course) on episode #154)

  5. Copy/paste with formatting should be default (Jay Conrod on episode #187)


Runners up


LEAST unpopular



  1. Inheritance and complexity in configuration languages (Marcel van Lohuizen on episode #163)

  2. Disadvantages can become advantages as the world changes (Kris Brandow on episode #157)

  3. The Go community lacks great GraphQL clients (Mislav Marohnić on episode #153)

  4. Bad feedback better than no feedback from new users (Carolyn Van Slyck on episode #184)

  5. Successful devs are stubborn (83% pop) (Jerod Santo on episode #167)


Runners up


Generic Opinions



Other thinks mentioned


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