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I decided to edit my question to hopefully make more sense: Going on salary rates alone, why is it more desirable for a company to hire a Java or C# web programmer than a PHP programmer? Their ...
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I'm a web programmer, but I haven't found many opportunities to take advantage of a formal education in computer science. Maybe I'm not looking in the right places, but it seems to me like most of ...
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