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I think the most annoying thing of being a programmer is to accidentally press ctrl + s on a browser because of having been saving so much35
I trust machines more than humans.
Except when I'm hitting that Ctrl+S. Gotta hit it at least like 4 times before I can start believing :-P23
My coding behavior:
1. console.log("Hello World");
2. CTRL S
4. CTRL S
5. const yesterday = this.date
6. CTRL S
7. Open Chrome Browser to preview
8. Accidentally pressed CTRL S and saved that page19
| This will be wra|
| This will be wra|
what the f..
sudo sublime /opt/htdocs/learning_css/wrapping_text.html
o.O but my code ....it's here.....but why wasn't it showing....
*just to be safe*
| This will be wra|
meh..... what was I thinking
*wastes time restarting xampp*
*searches CSS everywhere*
*steals working code*
*eyes red as hell*
*it's 3 am*
| This will be |
| wrapped |
*blinking in confusion*
what the .... how did it work....
I changed nothing.....
Wrote the code
Ctrl+s again just in case
The page doesnt work
Ctrl+s again cause maybe it missed it on the first few tries14
I instinctively press Ctrl+S everywhere I write text, even in chat like Slack or Skype. Do I need help? :/14
Every single time:
Sublime Text: Would you like to purchase a license now?
Me: CTRL+S (again)
Pretty sure the last one is not needed, but can't help!15
Pressing Ctrl + S only once to save your code in the editor is the tech equivalent of locking the door to your mansion and not pulling the knob to check if it has indeed been locked.5
Does anyone else save their work almost after every change that when you switch to a web browser you hit Ctrl + S to save? XP6
Does anyone know that feeling when you press ctrl + s before you come back to your text editor and you save your web page for the millionth time?7
Friend just asked me to quickly type some stuff he quoted. Fair enough, I like helping out!
"you'll have to do it on windows though"
Ah that's alright haha.
*types in word for 15 minutes, one page done*
(note: genuine word and windows 10 without bloatware etc etc)
*clicks save as*
*presses save as again*
MOTHERFUCKING PIECE OF FUCKING SHIT. SOMEONE PLEASE DESTROY THIS FUCKING SNAKE LICKING, DOG EATING, COCK SUCKING OPERATING SYSTEM.
Me : *writes something (physically), for a very long period of time*
Me : *pretends to press CTRL + S*
Me : ummmm... okay10
*sees rants about pressing ctrl+s too many times/in the wrong window*
*works in Intellij*
Me: What is a "ctrl+s"...?15
I accidentally pressed CTRL+S in vim. Then I was really confused why everything just stopped working..
I should remember how Linux works sometimes.6
An Editor who inserted a codesnippet when you presses ctrl + s
It made me so unbelievable angry, why would anyone do something that evil?4
Me:(kills the CTRL +S buttons saving something)
Boss: what are you doing ?
Me: nothing much, saving a document.
Boss: is that the best way to save it?
Me: no, it got saved the very first time, the rest is to convince my heart I saved it.
Boss: ... ... ... fair enough.5
It bothers me that IntelliJ IDEs and Documents on Google Drive don't require Ctrl + S to be pressed to save a file.
That's like my birthright taken away from me!8
When you're in Word and press CTRL+P to search for a segment in the document...
Or press CTRL+F5 on Sublime Text
Or press CTRL+S in the browser...
My brain can't handle this...2
I feel like a wild west cowboy drawing his revolver at laser speeds when I press ctrl + s microseconds before alt + tabbing and refreshing the page with F5.8
Drawbacks of using Linux and Windows side by side?
While using Visual studio I keep typing ESC :w for saving and then on Vim I keep pressing Ctrl + s.
Who the fuck came up with the idea of using SharePoint? What it even is?! Is it a website, wiki, document repo...?
Our version seems to be a broken wiki with no info content, old links, illogical navigation. And somehow word documents are integrated into it. Sometimes you see some weird calendar and timelines (from old projects). You can navigate into a folder, but you cannot get back. There's no ".." button?? You can map it like OneDrive to yourself, but Windows doesn't support any document version control. Where's the check in/out option from explorer menu??? I sure as shit have those for SVN, GIT etc. Is there a new version created everytime I press ctrl-s or only when I close the document?
Well, I could open the document in "online" mode. Ok, the formatting goes weird and everything is super slow. But at least I can fuck up someone elses document by accidentaly copy/pasting stuff, deleting lines, hitting my face into keyboard etc. There's automatically new version added!
Somehow you can enable the forced check in/out for documents. Obviously only the library admin can do that. And since he's just a program manager, he has no clue what the fuck is version control or document management. So he has this thing on his "things to do" list. For him, document management means sending various spec versions as email attachments. And the developers can figure out together who has the most recent one.
How did M$ push shit piece of shit to corporations? They even use this crap for the intranet making it slower than creation of galaxies. Though it's ok, since you cannot find anything from the intranet. It's all just head honchos blogs, seasonal greetings and stock market statuses. Nowhere is seen the downstairs cafeteria menu for the day. Or where to report for broken toilet. You know, stuff that 99% of people would like to see.
I complained to M$ about the SharePoint, but apparently there's no problem. You can code it yourself? Yeiii! So, instead of just updating some line in design spec, I have to take a 3 month class and get a MS sertificate, code some class-based-web-shit for 6 months and maybe, maybe then I can make the page/document look normal?
I am thinking, that I will just start writing my specs on paper. I will put them on the shelf and if you want to read it, you will check it out manually. And if someone else tries to edit it while you are editing it, you just cover the paper with your hands. There might be a requirement to make the document look more like MS Word, but that's easy to do. Just go to WC with the paper and wipe with it a couple of times.10
- git commit -m "well described comment explaining addition"
oh crap forgot to take out this one thing
- git commit -m "ahskdbejjeebdosjeb"3
Windows notepad is starting to get really freaky features.
It will actually show an asterisk in the title bar if you have unsaved changes. So now you won't have to spam Ctrl-S a hundred times more often than you do anyway.
"Modified indicator: Notepad will now show an asterisk (*) in the title bar before the title of a document to indicate that a document has unsaved changes."
* writes an entire library in vim *
Lemme save it real quick.
Ctrl + S
* opens sublime text *7
Keybinds you need (Windows):
Copy: Ctrl + c
Cut: Ctrl + x
Paste: Ctrl + v
Jump from word to word: Strg + Left arrow or right arrow
Mark text: Shift + Right arrow or Left arrow
Mark text (jump from word to word): Ctrl + Shift + Left arrow or right arrow
Quickly open task manager: Ctrl + Shift + Esc
Windows button alternative(e.g. for gaming sessions when you've disabled the windows button): Ctrl + Esc
*legend* Multitasking legend for switching quickly between programs (keep Alt key pressed to select the program you want to open by pressint Tab) Alt + Tab
Multitasking legend with a nice animation (not there for quick workflow but to manage programs, files, multidesktop): Windows + Tab
For people who have multiple desktops - If you don't have, go add two more:
Switch to next desktop: Ctrl + Windows + Right arrow
Switch to previous desktop: Ctrl + Windows + Left arrow
Navigate in taskbar: Windows + t
Quickly look computer: Windows + L
Some boot options (personal tip: navigate with arrow keys for faster workflow): Windows + X
Quickly toggle desktop: Windows + D
Screenshot of current program: Ctrl + Alt + Print
Screenshot of the whole screen and your external ones (will be saved in C:/Users/user/Pictures/Screenshots): Windows + Print
Open run.exe (can be used to open .exe files, e.g. to execute cmd, regedit quickly)
Close browser tab: Ctrl + w
Open browser tab: Ctrl + t
Search: Ctrl + f
// just single keys that are useful
Reload page: f5
Url bar: f6
reopen closed tabs (not sure about compatibility but is definitely working in chrome and firefox): Ctrl + Shift + t
Fullscreen mode (not a keybind too): F11
Alt + F4 to win the game
The boss of all key(bind)s (also not a keybind): Tab
If you got more tho write it down in the comments section. I really tried my best :'D17
😐ctrl/cmd + s to sacrifice file.😑
Teacher: always save your file or else data will be lost. ctrl + s
Me: in word
| page 1 |
ctrl + s ( 10 times)💾
Next day I open this file, my data is lost.
I sware to god i hit ctrl + s 10 times.15
Ctrl + s still saves your work but at the same time it pushes to production. How fucked are you?11
FUUUU!!!!!! 3h of colleagues work gone in sconds.. & yes, actually it is all my fault, even though I was not aware of being a totall ass at that time..
What happened?! You know the ctrl+s shortcut?! Yes? Weeeell...doesn't go well with oracle sql developer and packages.. o.O
I was totally unavare that I was typing in ctrl+s ctrl+s all the time. I know I do that with c# code.. Anyhow, when I first moved to sql developer from other tool I noticed that compile thingy.. Oooops, ok, let's remove that shortcut to not stab yourself absentmindenly and overwrite other peoples work.. OK that's taken care of, shortcuts removed and I go back to work..
It's been almost 6 months since the move & first incident and today I guess I did the same.. ctrl+s.. But this time I wasn't so lucky.
Coworker pissed off, that is not my procedure. When did you compile?! Someone overwrote my code..
Wasn't me.. Then I started thinking about ctrl+s.. OMFG!! I check this on another package, it compiled. O.o I almost died. I check the shortcuts. They are back! And even after removing them the package still compiled.. FML!! 😭😭😭😭
I removed them again & closed the tool. Reopended.. BACK!! We're back to fuck your life up!! Fuuuuuuu!!
Now I worry wtf else I fucked up without notice.. o.O hopefully not much.. I hope.. O.O boss will kill me...
BTW anyone knows how to really get rid of this feature?! Cuz for me its a bug (since I am buggy and press ctrl+s all the time.. )6
One of the things I really hate on Windows (and Microsoft software in general) is that the keyboard shortcuts are localized therefore are different from 90% of the apps that I use on a daily basis.
Two examples of this (EN-US vs PT-PT):
- "Save" is "Gravar" while "Underline" is "Sublinhar". This means that whenever I press Ctrl + S to save a doc in MS Word I underline a word instead of saving the bloody document.
- "All" is "Tudo" so when I want to select all the itens on a folder in the File Explorer I have to press Ctrl + T, the same shortcut I press in pretty much every single tabbed app to open a new tab.
This is terrible for the user experience because different languages provide different keyboard shortcuts to the user which goes against the concept of the usefulness of a keyboard shortcut: perform an action from anywhere without having to know its menu or menu description.11
The recent post on being obsessive with "CTRL+S" reminded me...
Be careful if the file was shared with you via Dropbox.
I was doing this with an excel doc called "services by client" once and got this email...
Subject: "services by client updated...." :-O
Every time you hit save, I get a popup notification on my screen and its’ been going like once a second for an hour
Are you MANIC SAVING that excel sheet!??? Are you dealing from some past trauma of losing a document that you’ve worked really hard on!!!???
Lol … maybe copy the file outside of that folder a few minutes so I can continue my nap without this little “ding” going off :-P
...all I had to say was WHO LEAVES DROPBOX POPUP NOTIFICATIONS ON anyway. Or mute your computer, lolz?1
The short story of how I'm terminally retarded.
tldr: accidentally replaced good code with empty file.
So, it's 3 o'clock. I just came from school, after an exam. I'm tired. I decide to relax and continue coding kuronbka. It works very well. In about 30 minutes my headache is gone and I'm 100% dev mode. I've implemented a simple music track, a background and ground collision. All of that. So, seven hours later, I'm finally ready to go off to sleep.
What I am supposed to do:
1) Ctrl + S
2) Close VS Code
3) Edit todo file
4) Commit and push changes to GitHub.
Please note, this is done almost automatically. I don't watch what I'm doing.
What my dumbass does:
4) Close VS Code
5) Commit and push changes to GitHub.
Once again, it's done automatically by me, in one go. I didn't check any code. 3 minutes later I see that ASM file is 0kb. Something is up. Check GitHub. File is empty. Shit. Desperately go to VS Code try to Ctrl+Z but unsurprisingly it doesn't work.
Thank you for reading and I suggest you leave your diagnosis down below.16
You know when you've been in CLion waay to long when you press CTRL+S and CTRL+F9 to compile a small HTML/CSS project.1
When you ctrl+s a jdfiddle, codepen, gmail composer, facebook post and the annoying save page as comes out2
/* A normal day at office */
// A non tech guy sitting next to me
// Wants to save a file on his system.
Him: Moves Cursor. Clicks File->Save.
<!-- moments later -->
// Time to save a file
<!-- insert picture here -->
Me: Alt-TAB. Ctrl-Z. Ctrl-S.
I just got a phone call from "Microsoft" because there are Trojans on my pc. The broken English (and the content of the call) told me that it was scam, but I wanted to have my fun, so I continued the call.
After I told them that I am on my Computer, I was forwarded to an "expert", and now the funny part starts 😁
Scammer: you have your keyboard in front of you??
S: you see the strg, control ctrl button on the bottom left
M: yes *rly?*
S: what button. Is next to it?
M: ... *XD*
S: and next to it?
M: that's the windows button
S: ok, press that button along with 'r'
S: what do you see?
M: *telling him what I see on my GERMAN pc*
S: ok, type 'eventvwr' *spelling it like hell*
I did so. Just while this spelling I could have hit my head on the desk... It was hilarious
He navigates me to the error and warnings and tells me that those are Trojans 😂 and that this is the reason some programs (especially my antivirus software) aren't running properly.
Well I told him that those aren't Trojans and that all my programs are running properly. I don't know if that was the reason, he stopped the call, but I wasn't able to connect to their 'headserver'.
In the end I am sad that I wasn't able to f*ck him up more. Maybe I would have been able to get some more information about their company to kick their *****.
Next time I will be (more) prepared7
after solving 156 problems at w3resource straight, i found out my nano editor does save progress with ctrl+s 😑
that's 8hrs of ctrl+o and ctrl+x i'm never getting back😞8
When you codes too much last week, that every time you type something in, like a log in or password, you press ctrl+s5
Was so used to saving my codes after i write something (ctrl+s) that i always ended up pressing them on browsers and after i copy and paste files.8
Ctrl and S will definitely be the first keys I have to replace...
Hitting them after every keystroke I make.
Safety first kids!2
My angular app gives errors.
Go to vscode do a ctrl+s on any file
And it works!
Inspired by @shahriyer 's rant about floating point math:
Well, one day about a week and a half ago, it stopped working for one of our product managers. He'd scroll and nothing would happen. It was so strange. I noticed everything looked a bit small on his screen in Chrome, so I had him hit Ctrl+0 to reset his zoom level and try again.
It. Fucking. Worked.
So we log what I dubbed The Dumbest Bug Ever™ and put it in the next sprint.
Middle of this week, I started looking into the code that handled the scrolling check. I logged to the console every variable associated with it every time a scroll event was fired. Then I zoomed out and did it.
Turns out, when you zoom, you're no longer 100% guaranteed to be working with integers. scrollTop was now a float, but clientHeight was still an integer, so the comparison was always false and no loading of new data ever occurred. I tried round, floor, and ceil on the result of scrollHeight - scrollTop, but it was still inconsistent.
The solution I used was to round the difference of scrollHeight - scrollTop _and_ clientHeight to the lowest 10 before comparing them, to ensure an accurate comparison.
Inspired by this rant: https://devrant.com/rants/1356488/...2
I must be a madman.
Trying to log in to appDynamics. enter account name, hit ENTER -- <...>/appdynamics.com/controller/undefined, 404: Page not found.
Go back, do that again -- same result
Go back, ctrl+F5, try again -- same result.
So in the end I did 17 or 19 back-retry attempts in a row and the last one DID log me in.
Because I finally got tired of closing all the Notepads I open.
Sorry though, it's in NET.
Basically 1-click Save and Create (CTRL+S, N). Dumps it all into a JSON file.11
Pressing ctrl+s in sql dev when checking packages.. you accidentally press space or sth and later ctrl s it compiles.. then shit gets real when you accidentaly lock up everything on prod db..2
Couldn't save a file because it showed me that this file is opened somewhere else. So I go to the resource monitor to check for its handlers, but only explorer.exe showed in list. I restart explorer and get back to the code. For the first time..... for the first time in my life I hoped that this won't work. I press Ctrl+S, andddd, file was saved.
So, basically, windows's explorer can lock files. Nice job Microsoft. Nice job.
A dev life in Queen songs:
„A Kind of Magic“ - Build successful
„A Winter’s Tale“ - Key Account Manager visits customer
„Action This Day“ - Release day
„All Dead, All Dead“ - System down
„Another One Bites the Dust“ - kill -9 4711
„Breakthru“ - 10 hour debuging session
„Chinese Torture“ - Microsft Office
„Coming Soon“ - Client asks for delivery date
„Dead on Time“ - shutdown -t 10
„Doing All Right“ - How's the progress on the new feature?
„Don’t Lose Your Head“ - git push -f
„Don’t Stop Me Now“ - In the zone
„Escape from the Swamp“ - Hand in resignation letter
„Forever“ - while(1)
„Friends Will Be Friends“ - friend class Vector;
„Get Down, Make Love“ - No rule to make target "Love"
„Hammer to Fall“ - Release day
„Hang on in There“ - 2 weeks until release
„I Can’t Live With You“- Microsoft
„I Go Crazy“ - Microsoft
„I Want It All“ - Google
„I Want to Break Free“ - free( (void*) 0xDEADBEEF );
„I’m Going Slightly Mad“ - Impossible feature requested
„If You Can’t Beat Them“ - Impossible feature promised by sales
„In Only Seven Days“ - Impossible feature ordered
„Is This the World We Created...?“ - Philosphic moments
„It’s a Beautiful Day“ - Weekend
„It’s a Hard Life“ - Weekday
„It’s Late“ - Deadline was last week
„Jesus“ - WTF?
„Keep Passing the Open Windows“ - Interprocess communication
„Keep Yourself Alive“ - Daily struggle
„Leaving Home Ain’t Easy“ - Time to get up and go to work
„Let Me Entertain You“ - Sales meets customer
„Liar“ - Sales
„Long Away“ - Project start
„Loser in the End“ - Dev
„Lost Opportunity“ - Job ad
„Love of My Life“ - emacs/vim
„Machines“ - Computer
„Made in Heaven“ - git
„Misfire“ - Unhandled exception at Memory location 0xDEADBEEF
„My Life Has Been Saved“ - Google drive/Facebook
„New York, New York“ - Meeting at customer
„No-One But You“ - Bus factor = 1
„Now I’m Here“ - Morning rush hour
„One Vision“ - Management goals
„Pain Is So Close to Pleasure“ - NullPointerExcption
„Party“ - Delivery completed
„Play the Game“ - Customer meeting inhous -
„Put Out the Fire“ - Support hotline
„Radio Ga Ga“ - GSM/GPRS/UMTS/LTE/5G
„Ride the Wild Wind“ - Arch Linux
„Rock It“ - Linux
„Save Me“ - CTRL-S/CTRL-Z
„See What a Fool I’ve Been“ - git blame
„Sheer Heart Attack“ - rm -rf /
„Staying Power“- UPS
„Stealin’“ - Stack Overflow
„The Miracle“ - It works
„The Night Comes Down“ - It doesn't work
„The Show Must Go On“ - Project cancelled
„There Must Be More to Life Than This“ - Philosophic moments
„These Are the Days of Our Lives“ - Daily routine
„Under Pressure“ - 1 day until release
„Was It All Worth It“ - Controlling
„We Are the Champions“ - Release finished
„We Will Rock You“ - Sales at customer
„Who Needs You“ - HR
„You Don’t Fool Me“ - Debugging session
„You Take My Breath Away“ - rm -rf /
„You’re My Best Friend“ - emacs/vim4
I had a coworker who was once working on around 5 files at the same time
To save them he would navigate to each click file and then save (even with a save all button below it)
We spent our time trying to teach him shortcuts and after explaining Ctrl+S we asked him what Ctrl+Shift+S might do with all his open files
He thought that it would unsave all his work fml1
There's few feelings like pressing ctrl+w to close a browser tab, realising you've accidentally also caught the shift key, and watching your carefully organised session of many 10's of browser tabs disappear from existence.4
*hits CTRL-S to ensure everything is saved *
.5 seconds later:
*Hits CTRL-ALT-S to ensure sanity is saved*
Doing pair programming while I was navigating on somebody else's computer, we hit a weird behavior that our code changes weren't reflected.
Trying everything it turned out: I forgot to save.
Yet: Why though would you make me save? And why did the IDE not warn me about compiling unsaved changes? I think it was eclipse for Java, oh well. What can I expect ...
Anyways, I have gotten so used to my editors autosaving content for me as I write it, that I completely forget about doing Ctrl + S myself.
I never understood the need to hit that key combination manually as if I break something: `get reset --hard` will help to get me to a working state. (And even if I mess it up differently, my IDE's local history also let me restore recent changes.) And if it is a workign state, then I like to commit early and often. and
I am really dumbfounded why people insist on hitting save themselves.8
Silently pushing changes to the production site to see how things work out. If it doesn't ->
UNDO the shit out of it.
CTRL + S
revert back to previous state.
Even tho i have my project under version control. 😝
Finished work early, shutting down the PC, Clicked Ctrl+S instead. Fucking Muscle Memory still want me to work?
I have a colleague who keeps hitting ctrl+S when he's not writing any code. I hit it like twice or thrice myself, but he just keeps at it. Drives me crazy in a fun way. I tried asking him about it, but he just shrugs like it's nothing.10
Habitual of pressing ctrl+s many times because of so many crashes in my outdated pc.
Today I tried to press ctrl+s while writing on a physical paper.2
How many of you use FTP everyday to work?
Well today the whole GoDaddy FTP server for EVERY website I manage was off.
Had to work through the webpage editor (a notepad provided by godaddy/cpanel), it kinda works, but I can't even use ctrl+s to save since it's in the browser :/9
God damnit! It's been a while since I lost changes. Let alone saved changes! (I'm a ctrl+s presser)
I committed my changes in git (through the VS team explorer). I got a nice error message saying that an exception occurred. I clicked "OK", as though I accepted it :/ didn't have a choice.
Then gone. All my changes since the commit before that. Only an hour work, but still. It was hard work.
Ctrl+z of course didn't work haha 😥2
Am I the only one who seems to have trust issues when saving code in my text editor? Whenever I want to save I press Ctrl+X+S like 5 times just to be sure.
NB: Ctrl+X+S is equivalent to Ctrl+S in Emacs/Spacemacs1
I got the Aero15. Had to send it in because ctrl+alt+shift+s (IntelliJ Preference menu) and some others critical shortcuts weren't working. Got a reply a week later.
"Thank you for using our service. The explained fault isn't actually a fault. If you want to use that button combination simply remap the FN key. Mind you this will disable any FN key combinations."
"What about all the other combinations?"
"Ok we returned it to the technicians who will do their best to repair it."
I await their response. But seriously, for a company that makes GAMING keyboards this is pretty embarrassing. I'm surprised it hasn't gotten more attention.
I have to press ctrl+s to save current changes every short time in coding..
I think one human should write a plugin or script for this problem😆9
So after programming in the Vue framework, I have developed a habit of Ctrl + S for anytime I would usually use Enter. I just typed in setting in the search bar and press Ctrl + S.
What are your habits you took up from programming and just cannot shake it down in day to day life.7
Worse than seeing people that are not familiar with vim trying to exit it, is people that want to save a file and press Ctrl + S7
A machine learning beer referral app, an AI music making algorithm, a GA to make machine learning research easier, and a text editor where ctrl-s deletes all of your work and ctrl-z saves it.3
Am I the only one how press CTRL+S more times in Android Studio and notice than that it saves automatically?4
got a client who wants me to "stream pdf files instead of serving them so users cant download or print them".
as far as I know this is impossible. but he replied we dont care if an IT guy figured out a way to get it but we want majority of normal people to be unable to figure a way around it.
if im gonna need to show ms word and pdf files i will need an iframe or object embed and i cant disable right clicks or listen on ctrl s / p.
any ideas or should i not go for the project :(12
Why the fucking ctrl Q on Atom close all the windows without confirmation??
On an azerty keyboard, the letter Q is just on the left of the letter S.. I wanted do a ctrl S !!4
D3 software tutorials at best
Press ctrl+D . G . Z . RMC .S . Move mouse . RMC . TAB . Select vex . E . RMC . S . Mouve mouse
Then Alt+Z see your vex
Then P to cut the Shift+L to select node .
Omg ... Wtf it worst then Vim or wat XD
I think the best choice I always make is « it’s just an update on a small table what could possibly go wrong? »
*forgets where clause and pushes F5 because of the Ctrl+S reflex*
It's always a matter of much is there to do and in what language...
There is the IDE-Zone, which is dominated by IntelliJ (CLion be praised when you do Rust or C++) for large stuff and heavy refactorings.
Always disputted by VS Code with synced settings. It's nice and comfy and has every imaginable language supported good enough, especially when its smaller change in native code or web/scripting stuff.
Then there is the "small changes" space, where Vim and VS Code struggle whos faster or which way sticks better in my brain...
might be you SCP stuff down from a box and edit it to re-upload, or you use the ever-present vi (no "m" unfortunately)
sometimes things are more easy for multi-caret editing (Ctrl-D or Alt-J), and sometimes you just want to ":%s/foo/bar/g" in vim.
I am sure that each of these things are perfectly possible in each of the editors, but there is just reflexes in my editor choices.
I try to stay flexible and discover strenghts of each one of my weapon of choice and did change the favorites. (Atom, Brackets, Eclipse, Netbeans, ...)
However there are some things I tried often and they are simply not working for me...
might for you. I don't care. and I'll just use some space to piss people off, because this is supposed to be a rant:
nano just feels wrong, emacs is pestilence from satan that was meant for tentacles instead of fingers, sublime does cost money but should not, gives me a constant guilty feeling (and I don't like that) that, and all the editors from various desktop environments are wasted developer ressources.
We're preparing for our school leaving exams. Everyone has to choose at least one subject in addition to required stuff (like mathematics). Me and some other guy in my class chose IT, becausr it has programming.
Today in class we had to do last years test, which required us yo make a simple program. It had to load a file with 1000 binary digits, find which number is the smallest/biggest and which line are they on. Not a big deal, we were learning about that last year so I was done in 20 minutes. My friend asked me to help me with debugging why his code didn't work correctly.
When I saw it I wanted to pres ctrl+a, backspace, ctrl+s. It was the worst code I have ever read. He was storing the biggest/smallest numbers and line numbers in global variables. Ok, maybe not the best approach, but ut should work. BUT. He then passed all those variables, as well as the file handle, to a function that looked like:
void count(int x, int y, int z, int a, File b).
All his processing was done there with a
while(!b.eof()) block and a bunch of nested for loops and if/else statements. I asked him how does he know which parameter is what. He responded with, quote: "I just scroll to the top and see which variables I passed". I'm worried he might not pass that exam (to pass it you need one point. for real).
Also, @dfox, can we please get landscape mode? At least while typing. I feel like I pressed backspace more than other keys combined.