Hill, Greg grhill at
Mon Feb 12 13:23:00 MST 2007

> > However, I stand by my
> > point that there isn't any real monetary incentive to learn anything
> > other than a very popular language (such as Java) right now.
> I am in business for myself. Most of my income in the last year has
> come from working with C/C++ and PHP as far as programming languages
> are concerned. I had worked with Java earlier , and it was paying the
> bills for a while, although it created a strong temptation for me to
> use profane language. I strongly dislike continually being forced to
> use a semi to move a roomful of furniture. I eventually convinced the
> client to migrate to PHP.

I couldn't agree more.  Every time I look at Java code, I question my
desire to be a programmer.  Programming should be fun.  Luckily I've
avoided it thus far in my career and I hope to continue to do so.


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