Reinventing the wheel isn’t necessary. You know how a wheel works and you know how to use it.
When starting a project of your own, aiming for new can be a road block.
New is attractive because new is the new normal. Every information source you check is constantly updated with the new.
Using knowledge of the past is a good place to start. Geniuses borrow the best work from others and build upon it.
If ‘someone has already done it’ is holding you back, ignore it. Take it, use it, make your own version.
The best next 10 best-selling books will all be written with the same 26 letters.
And the next most-downloaded app will be written in a coding language that already exists.