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What Other Types of Development Jobs are There?

Aside from application programming, what kinds of other things can programmers do for a living?  What percentage of people do something other than app dev?  What qualifications do you need?

anon
Friday, October 31, 2003

Lap-dancing. I made a fair bit of money last  New Year Eve, dancing infront of my friends. I'm not very athletic.

The WebSpeed Man
Friday, October 31, 2003

I'm not sure I understand what you're asking but I had two random thoughts:

1.) Work on a hardware solution writing drivers.
2.) Web sites that are more brochure than application.

Rob H
Friday, October 31, 2003

I play in a few bands on the side. The cash is nice :)

Damian
Friday, October 31, 2003

trading systems.


Friday, October 31, 2003

Honeywell areospace division does some cool stuff with software :-)

Patrik
Friday, October 31, 2003

Embedded systems.
There is a whole world outside your windows.

Doug Withau
Friday, October 31, 2003

I know of a fair number of programmers that have wound up in the actuarial business.  Then again, I know a fair number of actuaries that have would up as programmers.

Elephant
Friday, October 31, 2003

I like photography and astronomy, but but it rather not for profit  :^)

Evgeny Gesin /Javadesk/
Friday, October 31, 2003

Starving artist.

Flamebait Sr.
Friday, October 31, 2003

I know several CS-types that do sys admin stuff. My uncle, for one, graduated with CS in the early 80's and coded on UNIX for about 10 years before getting into UNIX administration. Oddly enough, he does not have a beard or wear glasses.

dmooney
Friday, October 31, 2003

"Lap-dancing. I made a fair bit of money last  New Year Eve, dancing infront of my friends. I'm not very athletic."

WebspeedMan, where did you work, the Blue Oyster?

Cletus
Friday, October 31, 2003

Are we to take it you've seen his show then, Cletus?


Monday, November 03, 2003

Mmmm, in a small circle of drunk friends, including ladies. But money I earned were real.

I recommend - you have fun, lady's attention and money at the same time.

May not work if you belly is too huge - I won't be able to grab the post. ;-)

The WebSpeed Man
Tuesday, November 04, 2003

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