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[nycphp-talk] unbelievable

CED Consult at CovenantEDesign.com
Tue Jan 30 23:12:26 EST 2007


Interesting that you'd go with Python. I've focused on Java, only by cause
of bias. (My Own that is. =D) Any other reasons you think Python should be
taking up my loverly reading time?

Edward JS Prevost II
Me at EdwardPrevost.info
www.EdwardPrevost.info
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "edward potter" <edwardpotter at gmail.com>
To: "NYPHP Talk" <talk at lists.nyphp.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 9:45 PM
Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] unbelievable


> To all my php buds.  I hate to say this, but I have seen some recent
> CL posts for USA based, Graduate students with (as they quote) a
> number of years of php experience, that are billing at $10 an hour.
>
> What was the straw that broke the camels back?  The DIGG guys saying
> they built their ZILLION dollar site with an overseas php programmer,
> for $10/HR.  That was the final nail in the coffin.
>
> So what am I doing?  I am diving FULL blast into Python, and the
> Django frame work. Major Python shops?  Google, yahoo, and youtube.
> Yes, I'll still use php, in fact it's Wordpress, MediaWiki, and just
> about any ecommerce application out there, In fact, every project I'm
> working on now is php based - BUT I'M AM SORRY to say, with at least
> 6+ years with php under my belt, I think it's time to move on.   Yes,
> I know cake is cool, and 5.0 rocks, but the writing is on the wall for
> a freelancer.  If you have a 9-5, as a php developer,  sit tight, SAVE
> your bucks, sink it into Google options, BUT don' t think of living
> your day job (unless you are very brave!!  The market is brutal right
> now.
>
> I lived in India for .65 cents a day, there is no way to compete with
> those costs in the USA.
>
> http://www.djangoproject.com/
>
> And some comments here:
> "Last week, I wrote about my discontent with PHP and why I chose to
> give Python a shot at becoming my new tool of choice."
> http://blog.rightbrainnetworks.com/category/development/php/
>
> - ed  YIPES!  :-)
>
> On 1/30/07, michael <lists at genoverly.net> wrote:
> >
> >         http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/sad/270790501.html
> >
> >         Candidates must have strong knowledge of Perl, PHP, HTML, XML,
> >         JavaScript, CGI, Apache, MySQL, using standard, team-based web
> >         development practices.
> >
> >         Salary: $7.00 to $10.00 per hour
> >
> >
> > They forgot to mention that you do not get all the fries you can
> > eat, have to wear a paper hat, or repeat "Do you want to super-size
> > that" all day.
> >
> > --
> >
> > michael
> >
> >
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> >
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