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  •  My husband's current job... (3+ / 0-)
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    ZenTrainer, 0wn, kyril

    ...he got about 3-4 years ago and when he interviewed they mentioned they used some obscure C variant programming language (he's primarily a visual basic guy).  He told them the programming language didn't matter.  Give him 2 weeks and he'll have it down.

    They thought he was being arrogant (but they still hired him).  Sure enough he sat down with a book and was producing within 2 weeks.

    I started a blog. It's still a work in progress but if you're interested, come on by. Dawn of Ambivalence

    by DawnG on Mon Feb 06, 2012 at 08:48:43 PM PST

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    •  Many programmers can do that. At the core of (2+ / 0-)
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      kyril, johanus

      it all, they're the same - do while, if-then, select (or case, or evaluate), do until, open, close, read, write, etc. Programming is about the aquisition, display, storage, validation, and manipulation of data. Everything else is for looks.

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