The Top 10 Dead (or Dying) Computer Skills RRS feed

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  • Although few technology skills can truly be called "dead" because there will always be employers with older systems that require such skills, technology experts have compiled a list of skills and technologies that, while not dead, are on their last legs. These technologies include Cobol, nonrelational database management systems, non-IP networks, cc:Mail, ColdFusion, C programming, PowerBuilder, certified NetWare engineers, PC network administrators, and OS/2. All of these technologies have been replaced by newer technologies, with fewer instructors in these fields. However, although they are not being used by new companies and taught to new computer students, that does not mean there is no demand for programmers with these skills. Heikki Topi, chair of computer information services at Bentley College in Waltham, Mass., and a member of the ACM's education board, said that plenty of companies still run on these systems. "When you talk to practitioners, they'll say there are applications in thousands of organizations that have to be ma
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    Tuesday, May 29, 2007 12:24 PM


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  • plz ans abt this topic
    Tuesday, May 29, 2007 12:25 PM
  • this is ridiulous...........what r u trying to prove ......that u are a big nut by marking ur answers as replies
    Tuesday, May 29, 2007 5:18 PM
  • One thing I tell to you and all you don't get marked for the answer that you mark your statement as an answer

    if you still don't believe just mark thread initiated by you as correct answer and you will see your answers don't get

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    I know many are doing this but they should check their scores and they will observe that we get marked for an answer only when others mark it as an answer..

    Tuesday, May 29, 2007 5:37 PM
  • @ Preetham -nice observation .. Lets hope atleast your statement mends the habits of some persons..
    Wednesday, May 30, 2007 6:31 AM