Nowadays, I don’t get excited anymore about the mechanics of things. “How” to do something has decidedly become boring; or perhaps it’s that “What” to do and “Why” do it is just more interesting for me now. The “how” takes care of itself.
Sure, I like Ruby on Rails and ReactJS and they’ll still be my goto tools for things that I need to do implement fast and really well UX-wise, respectively. But the end user doesn’t actually care, as long as it works. Sure, coding standards are important, but it should always go hand in hand with shipping something that works.