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Good Software Company in Jacksonville Florida

Does anyone know of a good software development company in the Jacksonville, Florida area?  One that say, oh I don't know, implements maybe 1 of the items on the Joel Test?

Seriously though, I have been reading through the articles here and find that they are incredible.  Some of the information I already knew; I have unfortunately learned the hard way over the last few years.

Others, particularly those on usability and task oriented design, are brand new concepts.  I mean sure they make sense, I have been implementing some of the ideas without even really knowing I was doing it.  It is just that I have simply never heard them discussed formally (in college or in jobs), and it is great to see these ideas collected and explained so well here.

However, efforts to implement proper software development practices, especially in my current professional environment, have been complete failures.  If anyone knows of a company in the greater Jacksonville area that understands these concepts, I'd love to hear from them.

Scot Martin
Sunday, October 14, 2001

When I told my father (many years ago now) that I was unhappy with the company I was working with and was considering starting up my own company, he gave me the advice which I would live by:

You'll never get rich working for someone else.

There are, of course, exceptions, but it's overwhelmingly accurate, and when I started my own company I got to implement all the Joel Test items and any other ideas that I saw fit.

You may want to consider going out on your own if you want true job satisfaction.

Tim Sullivan
Sunday, October 14, 2001

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