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Old Jul 14, 2008, 11:49 AM   #1
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iPhone Development work?

Hey Guys,

I'm trying to decide if its worth it to devote some training time to qualifying myself as an iPhone developer? I've been a developer for 22 years, the first 10 on Mac Classic, the last 12 on Java/J2EE. I've got about six months experience developing for OS X, so I know the basics such as ObjC, XCode and Interface builder.

The thing I'm wondering about is are you guys getting enough paid work to make this worth my while?

Thanks
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Old Jul 14, 2008, 12:27 PM   #2
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From everything I've heard, iPhone developers have way too much work right now. But there's also a lot of people who claim to be developers who are not.
I think if you produce a project app of what you can do, and its good, you'll be able to find work easily.
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Old Jul 14, 2008, 12:36 PM   #3
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agreed. from what I've heard it's in high demand, and low supply. Hard to saw how it will look in a year or two, but from all signs, it appears to be a growth market.

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Old Jul 14, 2008, 03:12 PM   #4
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It's hot at the moment, but I definitely see it cooling off in a major way soon. I think you can look at Mac development as an example.
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