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Would php experience help in having a java job

 
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Hi all,

my question is as simple as the title of the post, I've been trying for almost 2 years to get a job in java and did not succeed. If I got a job as a PHP developer and got experience for some time will my chances increase as an entry level Java developer ?
 
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If you love to code, it doesn't matter much which language you are using. Moreover, why are you desperate to work as a Java Developer? No one would work as a PHP developer for 2 yrs and then join as an entry-level Java programmer.

 
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One plus would be if your php software is OO, or something close to it.

The java sintax you can learn very quickly (www.google.com =P).
 
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It would help in becoming a developer. But why Java specifically? There are many languages out there.

Hebert: The Java syntax is the smallest part of being a Java developer. There's a whole ecosystem of libraries and APIs to learn to be effective.
 
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Thanks all. Mr John you got me wrong I've been searching for a job in Java and studying for the past two years, the PHP job I just got recently when I found that it's no use waiting and wasting time when I love coding as you said. Why I want to switch to Java is because I feel it's a very strong and powerful language and still has a bright future to come, plus companies who use Java are much larger in size and give higher salaries and all.
 
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plus companies who use Java are much larger in size and give higher salaries and all


Don't know about that.

Don't lose the opportunity. If I were you, I would go for it and still work on java as a pastime. Look for opportunities and switch when appropriate.



 
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