I want to learn a new language...

Hill, Greg grhill at corp.untd.com
Thu Feb 15 15:16:02 MST 2007


> If I didn't know Java, I would swallow my pride and learn what would
> compensate me well (as you've accurately described).  But, because I'm
> at the top of the food chain in the market demand department, I have
> the luxury of picking an interesting and technically sound 2nd
> language.

I have never seen a good paying PHP job.  The companies that primarily
use PHP also tend to think $40k is a good developer salary.  So,
learning PHP for career development is self-defeating.  You'll get stuck
forever in low-paying jobs using a poorly-designed language.  Sounds
like hell to me.

Greg



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