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Hello {Project}, my old friend. I've come to debug you again
Because the scope is softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was developing
And the misery that was planted in my brain
Still remains
Within the sound of silence...

In restless dreams I debugged alone
Narrow file of cobbled code
‘Neath the halo of a desk lamp
I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed by the flash of git checkin
That split the night
And touched the sound of silence

And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand bugs and maybe more
People coding without asking
People coding without listening
People writing code that they never share
And no one dared
Disturb the sound of silence

Fools, said I, you do not know
{Project} like a cancer grows
Hear my words that I might teach you
Take my arms that I might reach you
But my words, like silent raindrops fell
And echoed in the wells of silence.

And the people bowed and prayed
To the kludgy app they made
And the sign flashed out its warning
In the words that it was forming
And the sign said, the words of the prophets are written on the subway walls
And tenement halls
And whispered in the sounds of silence

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  • 5
    Beautiful!!!
  • 24
    I started reading this aloud. Team mate next to me started reading out loud with me. Now my whole team is singing it.

    I think we just formed a dev choir???
  • 5
    Do you play any instruments? Pleaseeeeeeee sing this :)
  • 4
    @nothotdog I can play the viola and the guitar, but I can't sing so well. Maybe we can get @nivlagx and their choir to sing.
  • 4
    @wolt devshop quartet 😂
  • 2
    @scifibrarian where do I sign???
  • 2
    This is great to sing if you know the lyrics already. I put the real song on the Sonos and sang this version over it. Improvement on the original.
  • 2
    @Nivlagx You must now create devchoir. Prerequisite code samples submitted before joining.
  • 2
    @Diactoros Haha! "Your code is horrible! You are not worthy to sing with us!" 🤣
  • 1
    @Nivlagx What do you mean you only coded once in school? I demand a Python script!! I don’t care what your range is, this is Devchoir not the Mormon Tabernacle, show me code damnit!!
  • 2
    This is epic <3 years in my eyes :P
  • 2
    Masterpiece
  • 4
    Can we request you with songs? 😁
  • 1
    @scifibrarian

    Hello fellow ranter,

    I just launched https://devzin.xyz/ (version 0.0.1).

    I am gonna keep my faovrite rants there and this rant is one of them. Please let me know if you wanna remove it from there.

    PS : I am willing to open it for anyone to use and welcome any kind of collab.
  • 0
    Just beautiful :'|
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