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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. Fahmim Rezuan says:

    Awesome ^^ still remember how i start my career :P

  2. Geekyard says:

    LOL!!! Ultimate reality of developers ;)

  3. Rajasekhar says:

    LoL..!!! I remembered all the events happened in my developer life. :)

  4. sam says:

    still waiting for this experience!!!!

  5. saurabh says:

    lolzz…very true!!!

  6. saurabh says:

    LOL!!………….. Deja vu

  7. Vinay says:

    Yes, i have experienced every bit of it. :)

  8. Jaya Ananthram says:

    Ya… True.. Factu factu :) :)

  9. Akash says:

    Excellent ………..This is extremely true!! Hat’s off for presenting our life in very interesting manner.!!

  10. Anandakumar says:

    Awesome… Expect even more on this…. :)

  11. Dmitri says:

    Oh boo boo. You developers are so scorned, and your life is so tough. SHUT UP.

  12. Orest Vitija says:

    LOL I laugh with tears

  13. lady-java says:

    hahhaha…awesome…god work

  14. Ritesh says:

    Each and every image, clearly saying our state.. Very Funny..

  15. chandu says:

    Very funny

  16. Tweety says:

    Awesome reality :) i liked it very much

  17. Ravi says:

    Yes Yes 10000 times Yes……..

  18. akC says:

    Truth to every bit!!!
    Started my day reading this post! Delightful!

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