Web Development?

VB Programmer: so, what do you do?
Me: Web Development.
VB Programmer: (with disgust and an eyebrow raised) web development?
Me: yeah, and you?
VB Programmer: (proudly) Visual Basic!
…. then he showed me a DOS application that queries an MS Access DB.

What the VB Programmer don’t understand:

Setting up a website today usually means incorporating numerous technologies, among them (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, and a server-side scripting language.
quoted from Object Oriented PHP by Peter Lavin

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One Response to “ Web Development? ”

  1. You could have answered with disgust : “VB ? Yuck.”
    while quoting Edsger Dijkstra : “Visual Basic programmers are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration”.

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