Medium allows for up to 50 claps, so I suppose that’s it. :)
You pointed out there an interesting collateral effect — some might call damage — of these articles claiming everything is so easy, and that’s exactly what you’re saying: people feeling dumb for no good reason. I know senior software engineers who are doubting themselves now because suddenly everyone wants them to code in some framework they never heard about and look bad compared to all the teenagers dropping lines about Vue, React and whatever else is out there.
It’s a bit fu**ed up, innit?