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Comment: Not all programmers are web frontend devs (Score 4, Insightful) 125 125

This is another in a long chain of articles that seem to assume all developers work on web frontend software. We do not. I have no use for jQuery and thankfully do not have to work on a single line of JavaScript in my day job. Maybe if you want to work on frontend-y stuff then it would be worth learning, but it is by no means required to be a developer.

Comment: Re:Can finally make that multi-million$ game on Li (Score 2) 57 57

a) the fact that most Linux users are cheapskates and rarely pay for software

The sales stats from the Humble Bundles suggest that Linux users do in fact pay for games.

Not only do they pay, on average they pay more than Windows or OSX users: Humble Bundle All Time Stats

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (10) Sorry, but that's too useful.