While it may not be quite as great as some, the hunt is on, and continues apace. I just did a telephone interview with a really neat team at Microsoft, and they want me to come in for an in-person interview. It is for a slightly different type of coding than I have done before, but life is nothing without variety.
Yay! Soon I may be assimilated.
oh, and there are more types of coding than you may have thought: