Technology changes at lightning speed and SharePoint is no different. If you want to stop worrying about every version that comes out and build solutions that people will use, you need to look at the way you approach SharePoint differently.
Instead of investigating how to do something on SharePoint, why not do internet research on the business problem at hand? Looking at the bigger picture will eventually lead to technology agnostic solutions that really solve the problem. It’s not the technology after all, it’s the people.