“It’s just a if/then/else, right?”
“Just put a link to create that report for me.”
I could go on for hours. It’s not entirely their fault. Software is incredibly complex, but looks easy. Communicating that it isn’t as easy as it looks proves to be more difficult than it should.
Anthony Colangelo touches on why just is a bad word in software development. Definitely something every creative person has encountered. Especially when they make it look easy. And all the good ones make it look easy.