On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 10:54:49 +0900, Phil Tomson <ptkwt / aracnet.com> wrote:
> 
> It's interesting to see all of the 'a' answers to the first question of
> the poll today (meaning that they are using Ruby all the time in their
> work).  This seems to be a marked change in the Ruby community since a
> year ago when the 'a' answer would have been much rarer.
> 
> Can some of the folks who use Ruby 'all the time' at work offer advice on
> how to find Ruby work/contracts?  I suspect 'Learn Rails' would top the
> list - but what about other areas besides web programming - is Ruby making
> more inroads in those areas as well?

I work on web programming. My clients (Cisco Systems Argentina and
Reed Exhibitions among them) always trust my judgement to choose the
right technology, so my advice would be to be prepared to explain why
Ruby is better and to be confident. There's no way they can beat you
on this topic.

Michel.