Hobbyist programmers matter: A Lot

Rory sez Microsoft shouldn’t cater to hobbyist programmers. Scoble disagrees. I’m really ticked off because I just wrote a column on this, so I can’t post that for four weeks, but here are some points… Hobbyist programmers matter a lot. According to Microsoft, there are 7,000,000 hobbyist programmers in America. Not “professionals who occasionally contribute […]