This might sound arrogant, but do you think better than 95% of all PHP programmers is difficult?

A friend of mine once said, from his many years of experience of his colleagues in a mixed environment : "There are no PHP programmers only PHP users".

While this is for sure exaggerated, do you think in a PHP environment many would cherish your top 5% skills?

And could it be that your Perl experience helped you reaching this 5%?

To avoid misunderstandings, I'm not talking about language design, but surrounding culture.

The situation is similar in JS, while I like the language, many self proclaimed experts are only web-designers cutting and pasting code.

This is all based on my personal experience so far and might change in the future.

No flame intended!

Cheers Rolf

( addicted to the Perl Programming Language)

In reply to Re: Should I give up Perl? by LanX
in thread Should I give up Perl? by space_monk

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