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Day: December 16, 2014

Staying Cutting Edge in your Product

When we first designed and built Marketo, we started out with a client-side framework (ExtJS) that was cutting edge and awesome.  Version 0.33 alpha.  How cutting edge is that!?  Then over time, it because 2.0, and then 3.0 and then 4.0 and now it’s up to 5.1. It’s no longer cutting edge.  It’s a great framework, but it isn’t revolutionizing JS frameworks anymore. The world moves VERY fast.  New becomes old in just a few years.  One clear outcome of falling behind is that its harder to recruit cutting edge engineers. Great designers/developers want to use the latest & greatest.  So…