The Life Of A Developer In 31 GIFs

The Life Of A Developer In 31 GIFs

Drupal developer Martin Valasek has compiled a series of animated GIFs illustrating common moments in a developer’s daily life. The one you can see above is captioned ‘When I manage to replace 200 lines of the algorithm by only 10 lines’.

The whole collection is drawn from a series of posts on the Coding Love and Les joies du code blogs, and is well worth checking out.

Pictures from a developer’s life

Pictures from a developer’s life: part 2


  • I (and a lot of other developers) can sympathize with the guy trying to close the overhead storage door.

    In part 3 they should include a GIF of a man with a blank expression on his face and call it “The client when I explain anything relating to the project”, then use the same GIF for “What my boss thinks when I tell them I’ve written the best code in the world”, “The client when I try and tell them why their request is impossible” and finally “My face when a former developer comments every single line, regardless of relevance”


    So true and so funny, especially

    -When the project manager enters the office
    -When the project manager suddenly looks on my screen

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