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Ugh... I don't like how TCP is a stream protocol and how UDP is unreliable and unordered.
I want a semi-reliable, ordered, message protocol dang it!16
really fucking hate those PM types who will hear a smart sounding term or buzzword used by a developer, and then proceed to overuse it (mostly incorrectly) in every fucking conversation as if it's le mot du jour.
or better yet, when the fucking parrot proceeds to drive a meeting with PO's by regurgitating verbatim your explanation you gave to him 2 hours before as if he knows that the fuck he's talking about. oh but when someone asks a question for clarification - "hey dev, you wanna take this one?"
hey PM, you wanna lick my balls?4
Seriously what's wrong with the market right now, this is basically what some job ads said. They were even from the same company
Frontend job ad: are you a rainbow rockstar developer who just loves to code OwO(unpaid overtime) [buzzwords...]
Embedded systems job ad:
Serious job description
Required experience in c/c++
Other non bs stuff4
So, our new client not only has a Prestashop website running a version from 2017, they also have a Joomla website running a version from... 2012!
What the actual fuck?!5
Holy shit. In a meeting that literally makes no sense. We're taking credit for work by claiming story points. Story points. How the hell does that work? Especially since we have told management CONSTANTLY that story points are abstract LOE shit and NOT time spent. Yet I suggest if we REALLY want to estimate who worked what we track time spent I get shot down. You can't get a concrete measurement from an abstract concept. Also, we're being encouraged to argue over who does what? What does THAT help? AND we're not even reestimating if we over or under estimating, but being forced to massage our numbers into the estimate. What the fuck?4
Google apparently announced, they would stop most types of tracking.
Whats up with that and why would they give up their almost monopoly on advertisement.
Am I missing something?7
When you get that customer's customer who forgets what the email is about:
-customer's customer was complaining they couldn't see a thing on some website-
Me: "That reference number didn't work... can you give me another reference number or something that might help find the thing?"
Customer's Customer: "I'm sorry but you're going to be more specific, I can't help you without a reference number."
-It appears customer's customer thinks I'm asking them for help now... let's see if...-
Me: "Never mind, close ticket."
Customer's Customer: "Ok!"
-me closes ticket-
TFW you realize you aren't working with idiots but are the idiot
Yeah, happened twice today before lunch.
It's not a good day.1
If I see one more Laravel dev I'mma commit a war crime
If I see one more Laravel dev dropping env(something) around the code I'mma commit _SEVERAL_ war crimes
Remember kids: you don't work with Laravel. If you do (you don't, but let's assume), ENV IS USED ONLY IN CONFIGURATION FILES, OR LARAVEL CACHING SYSTEM FUCKING BREAKS. Ok?5
The letter for my grandpa. Too bad he died the year before I was born, my grandma said he would’ve loved talking to me because it seems like we have the exact same ways of thinking.2
XML? NO <SHITSML>
I have been coding my app ( pc ) using android studio for weeks and some reason the xml code isnt working >:( its very dumb whoever made xml can stick it up their blowhole its useless! its just data store that people can edit lmao all ya need is a text editor and a decompiler and i can basically turn a switch into a button :/ the xml has not been working for 2 weeks and mum says i develop useless apps / games and i need to study more5
It is now 7:50 PM and I'm finally done. I did procrastinate a bunch throughout the day but it worked out in the end!
But seriously, I should stop being this lazy...1
I used to think I was average, dumb even. I learn, investigate, fix, create things, and I get paid. Everywhere I go, I meet developers who know more than I do. They know all the new tools and I just couldn't care unless I have to use them. But given a few months, the fantasy dies. I don't expect them to be perfect but it often turns out, they can't even do the simplest things or figure things out.
The more I work with other people, the more I learn that doing these basic things are the norm but only in my fantasy. I'm not gonna get into a philosophical argument on what "basic" means, let's assume "read and write". In my head, it only makes sense that if you're paid to do something, you can do it or at least learn how to do it. There's no shame in asking for help but you should learn over time and not be a burden to your colleagues. It's okay to fuck up but it shouldn't be a regular thing.
I wondered if it's just in my country but I had to remind myself that most of the people I worked with aren't even here then I thought, "Well, maybe it's just these types of companies." Then I was hired by some company in Silicon Valley, I thought "Wow, I guess I'm pretty good at deception." A few months in, same shit. Yeah, yeah, stereotypes, I know. I don't care about your damn "just because a company is blah blah blah". I don't fucking care, man. I lived long enough. Just listen or read. Whatever thought you have right now, whatever emotion you have right now, let it go. I know your fingers are itching to type those words and point out the flaws in my "logic" and nitpick every side I chose not to write about. Listen, I'm not trying to argue with you.
Anyway, I notice this on devRant too. I can't count how many times someone posted something and another guy writes an essay in the comments section making all kinds of assumptions. All that energy would have been saved if they did something very basic - read. It's almost always the case of not reading or having very poor reading comprehension. The most notorious ones give such strong emotional reactions even on things that are so absurd, it has to be a joke and then they go around "correcting" people's "statements" like the smart people they think they are and they just look like clowns arguing with themselves.
The point is.. nil. I'm just rambling.1
When I started coding, I thought that TODO came from Spanish "todo" : "everything" / "all". As in, write all of your code here. The entire project has become a TODO4