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comment Will taking a job in web development prevent a low-level programming career?
You "want" to get a job, or you "need" to get a job? If you don't need the money, stay the hell away from the PHP gig. Work for free on some low level C/C++ open source project, or just put that extra energy into your thesis.
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comment Is it possible to get a job in a high-demand company without having hobby projects?
Why the downvote? This answer is based off of first hand experience...
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answered Is it possible to get a job in a high-demand company without having hobby projects?
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comment How can I transition to a job using the Microsoft stack?
This is soooooooooo completely false. I know 2 fortune 100 companies where an MS cert plus a degree is an almost-guarantee of an interview... and if you can sell yourself, a job. That doesn't make it right per se, but that's the way things are.
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answered Should we hire someone who writes C in Perl?
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comment Mono is frequently used to say “Yes, .NET is cross-platform”. How valid is that claim?
This is off-topic for the question. Head over to a business planning site and browse some sample plans to see what is truly crucial for a business... Tech X vs Tech Y is about as crucial as FedEx debating Ford vs. GM for delivery vans.
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comment Mono is frequently used to say “Yes, .NET is cross-platform”. How valid is that claim?
There's successful businesses built on all platforms... When planning a business and executing on that plan, the platform rarely comes into play... Especially for web projects.
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comment Should developers accept overtime/weekend work/denied bonus payments?
You might be interested in a little history of startups, including 37 signals: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/37signals They only adopted the take it or leave it approach once they had achieved a certain level of success. That doesn't work for incubator/bootstrapped companies, typically... One of Y-Combinator's mantras is the idea doesn't matter nearly as much as the founders themselves... Why? Because Paul Graham knows business models often change once the selling process starts ( paulgraham.com/founders.html )