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Best language to contract out and maintain?

Cold Fusion/PHP/Ruby?

8:43 pm on May 7, 2008 (gmt 0)

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I'm going to hire someone off Elance or some other site to build a site. This is going to be a full on application with user accounts, money transactions, etc. What is the easiest language to hire someone in, that I can pick up as a developer later go into the code and tweak and improve on, as new requirements come up?

I am only fluent in Cold Fusion (Adobe) but there aren't many of those programmers in India I would imagine. PHP I could 'reverse' engineer ,but I also been hearing about Ruby on Rails..?

10:05 am on May 9, 2008 (gmt 0)

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From what it sounds like you'll need someone with PHP and MySQL experience. (Obviously they'll also need HTML, CSS, XML, etc.. JavaScript would be a help, too).
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Any language that allows applications to "talk" with a database will work, as has been mentioned php/mysql would work well for the job. post your jo in a few categories and make sure you speek with a few programers to discuss in full your requirements.



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