[UPHPU] Is PHP the right language for my project?
jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Wed Apr 9 11:54:13 MDT 2008
On 07 Apr 2008, at 11:51, Chris Wood wrote:
> I'm in an odd situation where our programmer resources probably
> don't match
> what I need done. I've got a couple of hard core C programmers that
> work on
> our hardware product and our parent company has some hard core COBOL
> programmers. :) There are two of us that can hold our own in Perl,
> but web
> development or much UI development in Perl is not the direction
> and tools are going and we don't have time to work on it.
> The reality is that I'm going to end up hiring somebody to write it or
> contract it out. I'm not constrained by what my staff knows or what
> we have
> developed in previously. It's a catch 22... I can't base my
> decision on
> what the skills of the person doing the programming since that person
> doesn't exist until I decide what language/platform we will program
> I have started building out the requirements document independent of
> language and doing a lot of the things you talk about (thanks for
> the list
> of things to cover).
> Given my lack of constraints and the ability to start from scratch,
> do you
> have opinions one way or another?
If it is one project then <plug shameless="true">just hire mediaRAIN ( http://mediarain.com/
) to do the project for you.</plug>
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