|What the heck? I can look at Fowler's site without being thrown back into the violent throws of 1997 web design?|
What is the world coming to?
On a more serrious note, I am surprised he didnt just link to the chart comparing the relevant terms.
Smart, independent thinkers tend to be early adopters. The fact that people are working in Rails or learned it themselves is a first good impression -- the other day, I had a young fellow call me about some work and he said he had experience with c, java and assembler and that his algorithms were very good. He then proceeded to ask me what Ruby on Rails was.
On Jan 10, 2007, at 10:20 AM, Ron Lusk wrote:
ChadFowler.com: XML and J2EE: Commodity Skills
"But if I were a young programmer trying to figure out where to invest my time, I might spend just a little of it on Google Trends researching who I'm likely to be competing with."
This article discusses outsourcing to Asia, and links to an informal study (using Google Trends) of where various technology terms are hot search topics. J2EE and XML are hot topics from India and elsewhere in Asia; "Ruby on Rails" from the Western US.
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