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Have you ever worked on a solution for weeks, or maybe even months, and then hear from your boss that that feature is not so useful as we though and won't make it to production?
They paid me for nothing, but at the same time I spent stressful days trying to figuring out how to make something nobody will ever use…
It happened so many times in my life. 😪4
You can't put a fucking login wall when I try to unsubscribe from your newsletter, you fucking asshole.
The reason I want to unsubscribe is because I don't fucking care anymore, which means I don't remember my password, and can't login and unsubscribe because you, fucking bastard, made a not working password recovery just to let me give up and never unsubscribe.
It's been 3 years… leave me alone.9
You made a very important device used in pharmaceutical labs which stores important data, but for some fucking reason you decided to write the communication protocol so poorly that I want to cry.
You can't fucking have unique IDs for important records, but still asks me for the "INDEX" (not unique ID, fucking INDEX) to delete a particular one. YOU HAVE IT IN THE MEMORY, WHY DON'T USE IT?!
How the fuck you have made such a stupid decision… it's a device that communicates using USB so theoretically I could unplug it for a moment, remove records, add them and plug it in again and then delete a wrong one.
I can't fucking check if it's still the correct one and the user isn't an asshole every 2 seconds because this dumb device takes about 3 for each request made.
Why I, developing a third party system, have to be responsible for these dumb vulnerabilities you've created?
The absence of backward compatibility in php updates should be illegal and the developers responsible for that should be trampled by an elephant with the PHP logo painted on its side.12
SQL collation conflicts are the worst thing that has ever been made possible in humanity... it's 1000 times worse than problems with time zones, change my mind.
Fuck off whoever decided to make hundreds of different versions of the same languages.1
I managed to release the new version of the best selling main product of my company.
At the release it had critical bugs I didn’t find during the tests.
Have you ever loved (or admired) a company because of the quality of their branding but never used (or tend to use) their products?
In my case is JetBrains... beautiful company website, UI of IDEs, etc., but I find them unhandy.
It's strange because I follow them on socials, read news about them, etc., as if I was excited about them, but never actually use them... a platonic love. Am I crazy??20
I don't know who I hate more, regular thieves or crackers.
I think the second ones more, because they don't even have the balls to risk in person…
To whoever decided to throw away one week of my life, which I spent in a dark office in July importing a fucking WordPress website, FUCK OFF!
I fucking hate WordPress, I fucking hate migrate websites with it and also dealing with incompatibilities in 30+ plugins and templates that doesn't work properly (Avada, best seller? For being shitty maybe), and now every time I will have to do it I will think about how much I hate you, the bastard who decided to drop those shitty database tables.
And I'm sorry but we won't send you bitcoins just because you watched a tutorial on YouTube and used a vulnerability in phpMyAdmin, so the only think you earned is my hate for you!8
I was lazy tonight and wanted to implement something of this kind very fast… is this really dumb or okay in your opinion?
If it's dumb, do you have a better and cleaner solution?18
If you think you found a solution, think twice.
If the implementation is taking too long (too many changes in different functions and classes to fix a single bug) there may be a better solution, it's never too late to reverse the changes and start again, it's not a shame, in the worst case you will reimplement the same solution, but better, in the best you'll find an easier and better one.
Don't run, even if there's a deadline.
It's much worse having to deal with negative feedbacks later.
Have you ever been so motivated to do stuff that you lost the motivation because of too much motivation that sucked up all the energy you had to be motivated?7
How’s your life going?
Mine as good as the cellular signal at my location right now.
Hope everyone is ok.5
Maybe it's a stupid question, but why the fuck there are still path length limitations in Windows in 2020???
Why there isn't a virtual automatic workaround for this issue?
Sometimes I just can't make it shorter...3
A lot of people woke up "early" today (7:30am) just to preorder the new Xbox and brag about it...
I wake up at 5:30am each fucking morning and there is no console release. 😑9
Recruiters that sent me (3 times) a straight plain job offer that begins with "before apply please check carefully if you satisfy all the requirements" so without even spent time to check if I'm the person they're looking for (I'm not) should get the fuck out of my inbox.
Are they fucking using a bot? They reached that level of uselessness?5
I'm the only one who keep receiving phishing emails about not existing Netflix subscriptions from evident scam email addresses on a daily basis?
I tend to have more of those than newsletters I never subscribed to.
Come on, man, at least try harder to steal my data or money.6
First real break since I started programming in 2011. Best time ever.
Programming is awesome, but doing other things too, sometimes even more.5
This is the worst day in a while...
- The weather sucks
- I'm out of coffee
- I'm late for work
- I have a deadline very close... that was put there by my coworker who made promises to a client without my knowledge and without knowing the real state of the project...
The gif below explains pretty well how bad I feel today and how much it hurts.8
Since Microsoft is racist and is trying to remove the "master" term on GitHub to "fix the World" I hope they won't forget about the "master" volume in the audio settings of Windows.12
When I got the current job I started to work on an Android app that a coworker which left the company was doing.
The app was ready at about 40% and was barely usable, it lacked a lot of features and multithreading so with a huge amount of data it used to crash (Android doesn't allow you to make the app freeze for more than 2-3 seconds, it considers that the app is not responding anymore).
After a week or two the work to do was still huge, but one day one of my coworkers came in and ask me if I was able to release a beta for a client the same day... Unexpected deadline.
I spent 8 hour fixing as many bugs as possible and adding multithreading in the most weak parts.
I did it but it was so stressful and the result wasn't even great. In fact I finished the stable version 7 months later.4
Please tell me I'm not the only lazy bastard that spends all week dreaming of the weekend to finally work on some personal projects and when it finally arrives as soon as I launch the IDE my motivation goes down to -100 and I spend the rest of the day watching random videos on YouTube as always dreaming of the next weekend to finish that awesome idea I had 5 years ago...15
I just heard someone call GitHub a "social network for developers".
I have never felt so offended in my entire life.10