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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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Marco Castigliego
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Jesus that was funny

Val Baca
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Some of the translation didn’t come through 100% but it still made me laugh pretty hard…I just want to help out :) 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: When my boss reported to me that the module I have been working will never be used: When I show to my boss a bug fix: When I upload code without tests and it works… Read more »
Jorgesys
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Haha very funny, i have seen pleople crying doing this “When you update a database script and you realize that you have deleted whole database”, haha!

bells
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funny!!

Sky Light
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super funny

sunitha raghurajan
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awesome!!!

Abrar Nazir
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:)

waqar
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That is really damn funny and true as well.

Adil Soomro
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thats severely awesomely hilarious :D

Nabeel Qadri
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kasa :D

Adil Soomro
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bohat acha hy bhai :P

Nabeel Qadri
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Cheers

Shoaib Ahmed
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hahaha.. Very true

István Kabai
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ahhahha XD I’ve never seen better! :DDD

Levhita
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El original está en -> http://www.forocoches.com/foro/showthread.php?t=3118617 digo… si vas a citar una fuente… al menos que sea la buena…

Roshan Sainju
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haha. every pic makes full sense .. lol

Phil Loden
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The marketing one is the best.

gbresale@live.com
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damn u arabs love programming!!!

Vaibhav Singh
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Great Hit! :D but somewhere it’s true.

Bilal Tariq
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best eva mayte.

Charlottina
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Dude, your translation is bad, and you should feel bad

Edward
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The “original” spanish source is a repost of http://thejoysofcode.com/ and http://this-plt-life.tumblr.com/

Vasil
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Anyone knows what is the film from “When your regular expression returns what you expect it”

Aniket Bera
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Indian Movie – ‘Singham’

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