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Totally second you on _start coding_ approach. If you know any of the language then it's not difficult to start a new within hours. In presence of forums like Stackoverflow it hardly takes time to write your first HELLO WORLD kind of stuff.

Recently I took initial steps in world of Python by accepting a freelance project in which I had to port a Coldfusion based Middle Tier into Python. I worked on CFM 12 years back so that was the only help for me otherwise for last few years I have been working on Java and PHP.

Needless to say, my client loved my work

And I'm guessing you loved Python? I'm so bored of PHP - and am finding Python really great to work with.

Damn right.

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