[FoRK] outsourcing back end

Joseph S. Barrera III joe at barrera.org
Wed May 8 09:47:39 PDT 2013


On 5/8/2013 9:43 AM, Lucas Gonze wrote:

 > It takes 2 days to learn a language enough to understand the related
 > buzzwords. It takes two months to write reasonable quality code in 
trivial
 > components of a system, and two years to make non-trivial contributions.

I think it depends a lot on how similar the new language is to one you 
already know. Certainly for moving from Java to C# the numbers are quite 
a bit lower. Or even say JavaScript to Python.

- Joe



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