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Re^2: Choosing Your Next Programming Job Perl Or .NET?

by BUU (Prior)
on Nov 14, 2006 at 20:37 UTC ( #584066=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Choosing Your Next Programming Job Perl Or .NET?
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I agree one hundred and ten percent. Who cares if the work is soul crushingly boring and fills you with a permanent dread of something you used to live, as long as you get paid a few thousand more? I mean, when you get right down to it, a life time of joy and wonderment at programming isn't worth anywhere close to the 10 grand he could make at his new job.
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Re^3: Choosing Your Next Programming Job Perl Or .NET?
by runrig (Abbot) on Nov 14, 2006 at 20:45 UTC
    The 120 mile commute would be the deal breaker for me. Unless it was a 120 mile helicopter commute :-)

      Unless it was a 120 mile helicopter commute

      Helicopter schmelicopter ... I want my flying car! We're promised it would be here by now!

      -derby

      How fast (landspeed) do helicopters go? I wouldn't think terribly fast, unless of course you're either Jan-Michael Vincent back in 1984, or at least hopping a ride in airwolf.



      --chargrill
      s**lil*; $*=join'',sort split q**; s;.*;grr; &&s+(.(.)).+$2$1+; $; = qq-$_-;s,.*,ahc,;$,.=chop for split q,,,reverse;print for($,,$;,$*,$/)
        How fast (landspeed) do helicopters go?

        Faster than rush hour traffic.

Re^3: Choosing Your Next Programming Job Perl Or .NET?
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 16, 2006 at 06:59 UTC
    Maybe I was not too clear the first time.
    In job one you are paid X
    In job two you are paid X * 1.6
    In job three you should expect to be paid (X * 1.6) * 1.N
    And so on ... so a higher paid job, raises you rate in the future, and in the future he may find more Perl jobs if he loves Perl so much

    The other point was, you always have fun and play games after work.
    Finally, why is working with C# so much worst, dont exagerate, it can be a fine environment.

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[james28909]: my scratchpad
[james28909]: and like i say, is just an example, not working code, but hopefully you understand what i mean. :)
[james28909]: and like i say, it would be alot of work to get around renaming 3 subs haha
[Lady_Aleena]: Well, you would have to add the file munging and a lot more.
[james28909]: yeah but it would rename those subs xD
[Lady_Aleena]: I'd say, go back to my scratchpad, and really look at what the 3 subs are doing, then play. Meanwhile, I am going afk for about an hour +/- a few minutes.

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