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C# position

Did anybody get a C# position, without having much previous professional experience in C#?
Is it easy to pick up if you know Java and C++?

Anon
Wednesday, November 26, 2003

C# is very easy to pick up.  I like it more than C++, and it seems faster than Java.

Haven't gotten a job coding in it tho.

snotnose
Wednesday, November 26, 2003

I'm on my first professional (as in paid to do it) C# position. However, I'm not unexperienced in C#. I've been experimenting with it since before the .NET beta's been released, reading as much as I can, and I've taught .NET classes.

I've also got 13 years experience in development in a bunch of other languages.

Chris Tavares
Wednesday, November 26, 2003

I got a position doing ASP.NET w/ C#, with no professional C# experience prior.

I've been a VB 6 developer for about 5 years, MCSD, played with the .NET betas.  I've written very small apps in C#, mostly helper applications to increase my knowledge.

Took me about 3 months to find a position though.  Interestingly enough, once I found one, I found 2 others immediately.  Weird.

nathan
Wednesday, November 26, 2003

i got a C# position in about 2 years ago (before the official release), with no previous C# experience.

i had java experience, and i had NO trouble at all switching to C#. it looks and acts exactly like java.

with ASP.NET the concept of user controls and web controls took some getting used to but now i never want to go back. (basically they allow you to turn html tags into objects that you can control very cleanly from C#. they make old ASP look like the klugey vomit that... it already looked like)

pupos
Wednesday, November 26, 2003

i think C# is a hell of a lot easier to use that C++, as is java (again, they're almost the same)

pupos
Wednesday, November 26, 2003

"Interestingly enough, once I found one, I found 2 others immediately. "

I have the same problem with women...

Booky
Thursday, November 27, 2003

How exactly is that a problem?

John Ridout
Thursday, November 27, 2003

Usually when the first one finds out.

Jimmy Jo-Jo
Thursday, November 27, 2003

LOL.

  Back to the topic, I think the easiest way to get a job doing C# is if your current employer (if you have one) decides to move to that plataform.  Then you´d get some experience there.

  Here where I live (in the south of Brazil), I've just 've heard of one company working with C#, and it's a start-up
from guys of the local university.

  In the company I work for, there's one guy working with ASP.NET and VB.NET.  The rest of us probably will be playing with Delphi 8 soon, since our current applications are all in Delphi.
 

Ricardo Antunes da Costa
Thursday, November 27, 2003

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