Where do they tech Python officialy ?
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue Jul 31 21:10:11 CEST 2007
In article <1i23wyk.avc945i4dwsiN%aleax at mac.com>,
Alex Martelli <aleax at mac.com> wrote:
>Open source projects do not require previous professional experience to
>accept volunteers. So, one way out of your dilemma is to make a name
>for yourself as an open source contributor -- help out with Python
>itself and/or with any of the many open source projects that use Python,
>and you will both learn a lot _and_ acquire "professional experience"
>that any enlightened employer will recognize as such. That will take a
>while, but not as long as getting a college degree (and it will be far
>cheaper than the degree).
Ayup. My current job didn't even bother asking for references, largely
because my boss knew me from the Python community.
Aahz (aahz at pythoncraft.com) <*> http://www.pythoncraft.com/
This is Python. We don't care much about theory, except where it intersects
with useful practice.
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