[sf-perl] what do you do?
quinn at fairpath.com
Wed Feb 18 11:37:23 PST 2009
> 30% UI design and XHTML/CSS
> 5% - 10% Database setup and DDL
> 5% sysadmin
> 20% - 30% jQuery
> 50% Back-end Perl plus SQL or ORM (usually ORM these days)
Bonus to anyone who notices that there's no way to add up these
numbers and get
100% or less. You know how contracts tend to expand in scope. :)
But seriously... IRL, I'm meticulous about noting when my clients are
scope additions, and making sure they're aware of them. It's amazing
they're unaware that scope creep is happening... well, I guess that's
call it creep. As with UI quality, you have to respect your
but make sure they're making it with fully informed consent.
I hold that this is as important in the FTE world as the contract
communication is the most important part of a working relationship.
matter how good your tech skills are, if you lack communication,
doing your job.
Full-stack web consultant
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