[ExI] new testing with internet access

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 11 19:57:42 UTC 2012

On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Adrian Tymes <atymes at gmail.com> wrote:
> That measures searching itself - which, yes, is a job skill, but can be
> seen to not measure knowledge of the field in question.

I watched a coworker become the resident PHP expert using the following:

"How do you get the contents of a file into a variable?"
1) google "PHP get contents file
2) click link to get_file_content() manual page
3) copy/paste example code into current project file
4) tweak to fit

I chastised him for it at first - but after testing the PHP waters
myself, that's how ya learn PHP!  :)

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