On “Full Stack” and feeling bad about your skill set…

This article has some real bangers in it. Some choice tidbits:

By assuming the role of the Full Stack Developer (which is, in practice, a computer scientist who also writes HTML and CSS), one takes responsibility for all the code, in spite of its radical variance in syntax and purpose, and becomes the gatekeeper of at least some kinds of code one simply doesn’t care about writing well.

And then, there’s:

We need to identify exploitation. While there are some gleeful Full Stack Developers, many are computer scientists given too many responsibilities, and over things for which they are not willing or qualified to be held accountable.

From the wonderful article, “Reluctant Gatekeeping: The Problem With Full Stack” by Heydon Pickering