Linux Magazine: Want to Make a Living From Linux?
Jul 04, 2002, 05:30 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"So you want to make a living from Linux, do you? Well, it can
be done, but it's not easy. Linux continues to gain in popularity,
but someone qualified as a Microsoft Certified System Engineer
(MCSE) still has a much easier time finding a job.
"Can't stomach the idea of working on Microsoft software? Then
consider picking up Web development, eXtensible Markup Language
(XML), and the Web Services XML trifecta of Simple Object Access
Protocol (SOAP), Web Services Definition Language (WSDL), and
Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI). Trust me,
with sufficient knowledge of those protocols, you won't have any
trouble finding a job this year.
"Okay, so you still want to make a living at Linux; what do you