I wouldn't say it's a question of switching to Ruby, but I think it's something definitely worth adding to your repetoire. Look, it's "the next greatest thing" right now. That in itself I would think would make it worth checking out for folks who want to stay on top of the game.
LOL, I should have said switch to VB.NET instead. That would be even darker!
Joined: Jan 20, 2005
Originally posted by Jeroen T Wenting: It's all the hype, the chicks will just LUV YA for it.
Yeah, because computer programming is, like, just the sexiest thing ever.
When I was at university a survey was done on which subjects women find attractive. The results showed that Marine biology was the sexiest subject, and the least sexiest was... computer science.
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Joined: Jun 25, 2004
Originally posted by Gregg Bolinger: There are those who have been pushing Ruby
Yes, this is meant to be satire. After all, you did post this in MD.
Scary part is...I agree with you
Now my manager is forcing me to do a presentation on Ruby.
Joined: Oct 14, 2002
Top Ten Reasons to Switch to Ruby
10 - You have a crush on David H.H. 9 - You want to set an integer variable to a string value 8 - You're tired of having to choose between 2000 Java books 7 - It's built in to OS X 6 - Two words: "babe magnet" 5 - You have a gift certificate for Pragmatic Press 4 - By learning a different language you hope to gain new perspectives on the computing problems you're attempting to solve. (yeah, right :roll: ) 3 - Anything to get away from NetBeans 2 - Scripting appeals to your devil-may-care persona
and the number 1 reason to switch to Ruby...
1 - You just don't see eye-to-eye with Jonathan Schwartz anymore. [ March 08, 2007: Message edited by: Bert Bates ]
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