Need to explain the peculiar appeal of working in development and hunting down bugs to friends or family? This Dexter-esque quote could help.
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While it won't always be the case in complex environments with multiple programmers, development very often does involve hunting down and remedying your own coding crimes. Here's the original remark, as made on Twitter by Flipboard technical lead Filipe Fortes:
Debugging is like being the detective in a crime movie where you are also the murderer.
— Filipe Fortes (@fortes) November 10, 2013