Linux, a slice of heaven for programmers
I have just read among one of the pc news articles which I browse every day, that gartner has finally, officially, stated that Linux is one of the fastest growing operating systems available today. Faster than microsoft even. According to gartner, Linux is rising while windows is falling.
What this means is that more and more programmers will be attracted to the Linux platform as another revenue stream for their programs. When they do decide to stick their toe into Linux waters they will be very pleasantly surprised.
Linux is, quite simply, an absolute dream to program for and in. I have been programing computers since BASIC had line numbers and by far the easiest, simplest and fastest programing platform I have ever programmed for is, naturally, Linux.