... that I can't continue to keep up with the .NET stack unless I can roll up the training costs and time into my standard work day. There's just too much!
For the last few years, my job is mostly maintenance work on existing .NET code written to "old style" stuff (WebForms, ADO.NET, SOAP, etc.). For me to catch up, I'd need to consume 4 or 5 600+ page books, and write a full-scale enterprise application on my own. That's not a welcome thought.
Meanwhile, a single 400 page book can get me where I need to be for Rails...
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