Now that I wrote my VBScript.NET post, I’m finding others have also been addressing the issue. Maybe one more voice helps?
- An open letter to Microsoft by Danny Boyd
- Why do hobbyists matter? by Paul Vick
- Save the Hobbyist Programmer by Kathleen Dollard
Actually, I previously read Kathleen’s article and it influenced my essay but when I was preparing to write I had forgotten about it: out of sight, out of mind.
Sorry Kathleen, I’ll do better next time. :(