1. Developer Secrets Revealed
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Developer Secrets Revealed
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Developer Secrets Revealed



Richard Harris Richard Harris in Programming Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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We borrowed a collection of gifs from a blog that depicted some hilarious truths about development we just had to share. See if you can spot yourself, I'm in at least every one. If these aren't funny to you, then you haven't been programming long enough..


When I show the boss that I have finally fixed this bug

When the project manager enters the office


When I'm deploying code to production


When I try to fix a bug at 3 in the morning


When my regex returned exactly what I expected


When a friend of mine asks me to fix his website built with Joomla


When I'm told that the module on which I have worked all the week will never be used


When the code that I have not tested on dev works perfectly in production


When the sales people announce they have sold our product to the customer


When I apply a new CSS for the first time


When sysadmin finally gives us the root access


When I launch my script for the first time after several hours of development


When I go off for the weekend while everyone else is still trying to fix bugs


When the app goes into beta and the first bug reports arrive


When the boss is looking for someone to urgently fix a difficult bug


When a thing that worked on Friday no longer works on Monday


When I return to development of my code that wasn't commented


When a bug goes unnoticed during a presentation


When a newbie suggests to add a new feature to project


When the boss announces a bonus if the project is completed before the deadline


When I realize that I have been blocked for two hours because of a forgotten semicolon


When asked to lend a hand on a Friday afternoon


When the project manager suddenly looks on my screen


When the client tries to click on the mockups


When customer wants to change specification 2 days before pushing to production


When my script finally worked


When I am asked to continue work of a newbie colleague


When I'm told that my code is broken in production


When I find a solution without searching Google


When the intern tells me that "the tests are for those who can not program"


When I manage to replace 200 lines of the algorithm by only 10 lines