Recently, I’ve come across a number of blogs about networking skills. I have some thoughts on the subject, which may be a good bit different than what you’ve been reading. I’m curious whether people agree with me or I’m just being contrary — so leave a polite comment either way!
Programming/Scripting for Networks
Let’s start with programming and scripting. Cisco was pushing hard for learning coding, then eased up a bit. Several people I highly respect are enthusiastic about programming, or at least scripting. For that matter, I like coding. Getting someone to pay me to do it is the problem!