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Maria 🍦 Marshmallow
Maria 🍦 Marshmallow

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What is it like to be a developer? (in gifs) 🗿

Some of the situations may be familiar to you. Enjoy!

When I show my boss that I finally fixed a bug:

When the project manager enters the office:

When I prepare the code for release:

When I try to fix a bug at 3 am:

When my regular expression worked exactly as expected:

When my friend asked me to fix a Joomla site:

When I was told that the module I had been developing all week would never be used:

When code that I haven't tested works fine in the stable version of the project:

When the sellers reported that they had sold our software to a client:

The first time I apply new CSS:

When the sysadmin finally gave us root access:

When I ran my script for the first time after hours of development:

When I go on vacation while everyone else is trying to fix bugs:

When we released the beta and got notified about the first bug:

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

When code that works on Friday no longer works on Monday:

When I asked a new colleague to continue working on the code:

When a bug was not noticed during the presentation of the product:

Share your favorite memes and situations in comments!

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Bad Request 400

Great Collection....

No Gifs from me, only Meme Pics some of them u probl. have already seen on Twitter, from where i've probl. stolen them :D

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so long

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lionel-rowe

git commit --amend --no-edit && git push --force origin main

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Bad Request 400

Ooooohhh no please shoot me now 🤢

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lionel-rowe

Confession time: I do this quite often for projects that I haven't officially released yet and that have no other contributors. Usually for minor changes to previous commits, but also sometimes when I'm just being lazy.

Its slightly-less-evil cousin git commit --amend --no-edit && git push --force <remote> <some-other-branch> is also really handy for making minor changes to still-unmerged PRs.

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Bad Request 400 • Edited

Well to be fair when u're the only contributor in a repo then its whatever and/or its a hobby project, just to play around with some tech, i do this as well.

But i've seen ppl do this on real projects with multiple ppl where in the end a product or service should pop out. Then its a big 'no no' for me bc in the end you're just lying at that point in what should be your single source of truth.

The only thing i will always defend is squash commits when merging a branch. Because no one wants to see my commit history:

  • Fix Bug 123 (Ticket Number123)
  • Fix For Real this time
  • Fml index error
  • f*ck
  • f*ck2
  • im going home

So i squash it, that when you hand over the repo to a customer he has some professional commit history and not the timeline of my rage induced breakdown :D.

So, yeah you're not the only one to do this but like you i would never do this in a real repo :D.

so long

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Maria 🍦 Marshmallow

It's hilarious😁

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Bad Request 400

Im partial to the "Wrong Database selected" Meme 😁

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Michael

That needs an addendum (last backup 455 days ago)

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Bad Request 400 • Edited

True Customer Sentence:

Oh yeah we have a backup. Hey „In-house IT Guy“ let’s restore that vm snapshot from the DB server“.

Me: Oh no

  • 10 minutes or so passed *
  • DB Data Dir is on a SAN

Me: 🥲 I’m fine 🥲

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RitterKnight

The irony about the bricklaying one is that it actually takes way more skill to do this style of masonry “wrong” than to lay it normal. IIRC the style is called drunken brick.

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cubiclesocial

When the sales team reports that they have sold our software to a client before the product is even ready for testing:

Sweaty Ted

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Bad Request 400

🫡🎖️ <-- For evey dev who found themselfs in that situation

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Byron Salty

Well captured.

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Raí B. Toffoletto

Perfect list 🤣🤣

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Muhib ur Rahman Bakar

very nice :D

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Cesar Aguirre

Pretty accurate I'd say. lol

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Jonah010101

Wow, Great Collection....
It's funny.

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Minhazur Rahman Ratul

So funny and relevant. I can't stop laughing.

Some nuggets from me:

@developeratul

@developeratul

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flyingCrp

I met JavaScript for the first time

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CodeCat1024

Too terrible hahaha.

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John Jacobusse

Keeping everyone happy...
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