If you can find a piece of software that does what you need in a timely manner and is within your budget, then by all means use it and move on. But sometimes you need a feature or a flow that can’t be bought for any cost. You must roll your own.
I’d run for the hills if you can’t stand computers, because the only thing worse than computers is programming computers. But if you have the muster and the gumption you to can make the computer go beep.
Chances are there are ways to make it go beep without you writing your own software but what is the fun in doing that?
The Tool Makers Dilemma…
Sometimes though, you just build to build. This is very, very dangerous. It is the state that I am in right now with the Session Link Engine. I’ve learned and forgotten the web stuff a few times since I started with it in the late 90s.
The purpose of this build is to relearn the web and ship a web app. So what do we make? A modern wiki: https://sessionlink.herokuapp.com/