Do you need to use an IDE to fit in in a professional C++ team?

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    A while back I worked at a company where *everyone* used intelliJ for the play-angular stack we were working on. I've never liked IDEs because 1. they're bloated resource hogs, 2. they take a long time to master, and 3. they hide a ton of details under the hood. I much prefer using smart text editors like vim and vscode. I also much prefer creating bash scripts and config files so that every command/setting is in a clear place, rather than being buried within a complex sequence of mouse clicks.

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