If they are resistant to learning they aren't professionals. That desire is one of the things any one hiring anyone for an IT role should look for.
If the response to
"We have something new for you to play with"
is "Don't want to", show them the door.
New is new to me, a or a new use for something that isn't.
Anyone worth the title of programmer, is always asking two questions. How does that work and can I do better.
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