These are discouraging stats to Perlistas & Pythonistas...
mwm at mired.org
Wed Jan 8 17:03:32 CET 2003
genericax at hotmail.com (Sara) writes:
> Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> wrote in message news:<x7heckyeti.fsf at guru.mired.org>...
> > "Robert Oschler" <Oschler at earthlink.net> writes:
> > > I can't look at dice.com anymore, too depressing. Some appx stats:
> > >
> > > Date C++ jobs Java jobs
> > > 3/2000 42000 31000
> > > 10/2003 2200 2800
> > Ok, where did you get the numbers for October 2003? Or is that 1/2003
> > or 10/2002?
> Sorry Mike this is all of the data I have. A friend emailed me this
> table in a message and that's what I got. He wanted to "rub it in"
> about how I'm "wasting my career" with Perl, PHP, and Python.
I guess your friend has a time machine. If VB can do that, maybe it's
worth a look!
> The way I look at it, if I was an artiste and everyone was working in
> fingerpaints, I'd stil rather work in oils if that was the medium I
> preferred. ASP is the fingerpaint, Perl is oils. Hope my ears survive
> this quest!
I know the feeling. I'd rather do something I enjoy - and if that
means not working with computers rather than write C++ or work on
Windows, so be it.
Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> http://www.mired.org/home/mwm/
Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information.
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