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The Reality of Developer’s Life

In this post I am going to try to illustrate in a funny way the reality of developer’s life.

This post is a translation of another post written in Spanish.

When you upload something to production environment:

When you find a problem solution without searching in Google:

When you close your IDE without saving the code:

When you try to fix a bug at 3AM:

When your regular expression returns what you expect it:

When my boss reported me that the module I have been working will never be used:

When I show to my boss that I have fixed a bug:

When I upload a code without tests and it works as expected:

When marketing folks show to developers what they have sold:

The first time you apply a CSS to a web page:

When the sysadmin gives you root access:

When you run your script the first time after several hours working on it:

When you go on weekend and everyone else are at office trying to fix all issues:

When your boss finds someone to fix a critical bug:

When you receive an extra paid if project ends before deadline:

When something that had worked on Friday and on Monday did not work:

When you develop without specifications:

When boss tells me that ‘tests are for those who doesn’t know how to code’:

Have you ever life one of these experiences? I hope so, if not maybe you are not a real developer

PD: Original Source In Spanish
Reference: The Reality of Developer’s Life from our JCG partner Alex Soto at the One Jar To Rule Them All blog.

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109 Responses to "The Reality of Developer’s Life"

  1. Hey, how do you know all that stuff… Are you a developer? :p :d

  2. Too funny. I died laughing with these.

  3. Jamal says:

    Hahaha, that marketing one left me in stitches, awesome post!

  4. after a hard day, this made my day :D

  5. Charlie says:

    The last gif for “When you update a database script and you note….” isn’t working. Can someone please update it. I want to keep sharing this with all my friends!

  6. Ouadï BELMOKHTAR says:

    When you close your IDE without saving the code very funny !!

  7. db delete

    critical bug

    no specification

    production environment upload

    friday works-monday dead

  8. Lopes says:

    Somethimes :D

    When you try to fix a bug at 3AM:

  9. Selim Üstebay says:

    very good..

  10. crime_master_gogo says:

    haha this is nice … made me laugh.

  11. Baris Oztekin says:

    “one image worth thousand words”, these animated gifs deserve more, at least two thousands :))

  12. Font ocean says:

    I am still laugh. Indeed some moment from my past :)

  13. Sliding Gates says:

    Great a whole cycle of developers is explained in this pictorial description, very nice.

  14. Sindhi Shah says:

    quiet interesting and amazing… well, i am trying to share my experiences with Windows on restartwindows.blogspot.com which is about for every problem, you have to restart it………….

  15. Zbonger Masangu says:

    What a way to start my day!

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