Hi --

On Sun, 7 Jan 2007, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:

> Yes, but Ruby's popularity isn't necessarily the key to being able to pay the 
> bills programming in Ruby. The key to being able to pay the bills programming 
> in Ruby is to get good at programming in Ruby and to get good at selling 
> yourself, not the language. The Ruby community *can't* do these for you.
>
> But what we *can* do is network, and I think we *are* doing that. And for 
> what it's worth, I do think a web page with Ruby success stories has value, 
> as long as everyone realizes that it is only *part* of an overall marketing 
> plan.

And that listings of uses of Ruby in commercial projects represents
only part of Ruby's success.


David

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