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Re: Programmers with network engineering skills
From: Ray Soucy <rps () maine edu>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 09:05:06 -0500

The right tool for the right job.

PHP (and the LAMP stack) can result in very quick development of systems
that will run on any vanilla Linux server.  In my experience, that has
turned out to be a huge benefit.

If you have a developer who knows C well, then they will more than likely
be able to use PHP properly.  I use both C and PHP myself, and have no
conflict.  I think they compliment each other nicely.  C for performance,
PHP for web applications or quick scrips.

C# and any .NET language on the other hand . . . now /that/ I question.

; )

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 1:21 AM, Noon Silk <noonslists () gmail com> wrote:

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 12:27 PM, A. Pishdadi <apishdadi () gmail com> wrote:
Hello All,

i have been looking for quite some time now a descent coder (c,php) who

Just a practical comment here; part of your problem may be offering c
and php together. I don't want to start a war, but I know that at the
very least all the c programmers I know would considered php to be ...
"horribly offensive". So, maybe seperating out these two roles (c and
php programming) will help you.

It is definitely true (speaking as a programmer, C# for several years)
that seeing +PHP would instantly turn me off. Further, I'm sure that
almost anyone who is still programming in c these days would have the
level of networking knowledge you care about (and can train on top

a descent amount of system admin / netadmin experience. Doesn't
need to be an expert at network engineering but being acclimated in
understanding the basic fundamentals of networking. Understanding basic
routing concepts, how to diagnose using tcpdump / pcap, understanding
subnetting and how bgp works (not necessarily setting up bgp). I've
job listings on the likes of dice and monster and have not found any good
canidates, most of them ASP / Java guys.

If anyone can point me to a site they might recommend for job postings or
know of any consulting firms that might provide these services that would
be greatly appreciated.

Noon Silk

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Ray Soucy

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