I’m agreeing with arcanepsyche – ACF is an awesome plugin with almost seamless implementation.
I’m not in any way a ‘coding ninja’ but can find my way around ACF with ease.
With any plugin you have 2 options – use it or don’t.
If it’s not working out for you then move on and try something else.
Seriously, for the price and for what you can do with ACF, I cannot fault it.
Also, calling someone an idiot really isn’t enthusing anyone to help you.