How Programmers Get Rich

Software designers make big profits but face stiffer competition lip

Exciting Career Opportunity: Make thousands or even millions of dollars in a fast-growing new industry by working out of your own home in your spare time." That sounds like one of those inflated advertisements for a job putting on mail-order labels or selling soap products door to door. Actually, it describes the way an eclectic group of individuals has capitalized on the popularity of the personal computer. By having the wit to develop programs that enable the machines to do a variety of tasks...

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