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Not really a rant, but:
Me, programming in unity using C#: well if I add that library, My life will get a little bit easier, but the final APK will be 2MB heavier because of it.
WebDev who never used compiled programming languages: can't you just minify it?
Made a game, it was like tetris but you had to connect at least 3 blocks of the same colour.
I worked on it for like a month, about 50h overall, and it was downloaded by 10-11 people all over the world and then removed after like an year or so for no real reason.
I then stopped making games.
I was too depressed by the whole thing3
Developing an app in Unity, gotta add some icons, my boss tells me unironically:
- "hey, use font-awesome!"
Yeah, right, like I can use HTML tags into unity or go check the specific code for the specific symbol, are you out of your mind?8
So once upon a time I had this dream while I was sleeping:
I was programming this videogame while I was inside of it.
It was something like VR where I had a tron-like world and I was the god in there, I was able to make and destroy anything as I pleased.
What I did was making a sort of challenge where you had to destroy someone else's kingdom by accessing it via FTP and then just destroy the useful files to kill defences and then become an actual king of that place.
Once awake I started thinking of making this whole thing into an actual game, but then I started reading the documentation for FTP connection in C# (I was thinking about using Unity) and literally stopped thinking about making it.2
Should I be ashamed?
I hardly ever use "i" as a counter in for loops
I most likely use "k" and "j"; "i" stands for "index"25
I swear I NEVER hated PHP before, but after seeing this shit, I just can't love it anymore, I feel betrayed
I mean, WTF? Just bc I'm using the variable as a reference in the NEXT loop the LAST element changes? What even is the fucking reason?
Yeah, I read the answer on StackOverflow, but seriously...
SO ref: https://stackoverflow.com/questions...13
IDK exactly, probably just other people talking about interesting things...
Or even just tits on instagram :(
I can't help myself2
So the job was for a web developer, specifically.
We needed a person who was very confident with PHP, JS, HTML, CSS.
This dude comes in, he says he's confident with all of them, we ask him how he would solve a problem we're having and he answers just like we answered the first time. Which is a good start.
By the end of the interview, he just says: "ok, but like I'm not here to work as a developer"
"WTF are you even here for, then?"
"To work on anything else than that"
"But we just need that"
"I won't do it"
"Ok, then, bye"10
My boss is away for the day.
Spent the day developing stuff.
He calls me and asks me about an app we're making, and I just reply, like yesterday, "you still have to send me the images to finalize it"
Boss: "oh, ok, sending them now."
I'm still waiting for them, I asked them 2 days ago for the first time.3
Boss: this can't ever be the production version of the server
Emp: actually, it can be
Boss: that's what I mean, this will literally be the production version
Been drinking like a litre of beer yesterday after a long day of work, came home like at 2.35 AM.
Today's gonna be a long day and I only slept 6h40m and I'm still feeling drunk.
What an awesome way to start working!
Also, making an AR project in unity, doing stuff I dunno how to do12
I'll probably start my startup in Italy next January.
It won't even be related to technology, but I hope it will do well.
It will be a second-job, so not much time, but I'm gonna push into it all I have to make it works as well as possible
>mail from Trello
>Mail reads: "Taco from Trello"
>My mind: "Wow, food!"
>Body: *moves mail to bin*3
Considering what must be told and making the meeting as short as possible
Unless you just wanna talk with someone and maybe drink something, in that case, just meet with no expectation
Yesterday we had the second meeting with the commissioning agency and the client itself.
The project is a sort of CRM that allows to book for medical treatments (not gonna go into boring details)
At the end, we just ask the client if everything was clear enough to start using it (the manual has yet to be done) and she just answers "yeah, I'll just have to try out a few things and then everything will be totally clear, but right now I think I got this"
Literally 2 hours later, she calls us telling to prepare another meeting because she doesn't understand the very basics of the whole project.
So now I'll probably have to redo an awful lot of shit just to make her understand what she actually wants5
1. it like playing with lego, but for adults, and you have almost no limit
2. it's the best way I know to express an idea
3. I just love having the PC doing exactly what I tell it to do, even if it doesn't make any sense whatsoever
Don't you just hate when your boss goes like:
"Why isn't this feature working?"
SHIT FUCK, IF I KNEW THE REASON, MAYBE I WOULD HAVE FIXED THAT SHIT, INNIT?
WHAT KIND OF FUCKING QUESTION IS THAT?
"Well you should have tested better"
IT TOOK A MONTH FOR 1 USER TO SEE THAT BUG, WHAT DO YOU EXPECT? YOU EXPECT ME TO SEE THAT BUG IN THE FEW HOURS OF TESTING I CAN ACTUALLY DO FOR THIS PROJECT?
"There also are other 15 project to get done"
FUCK THIS SHIT
So here we go again.
Same "web designer", same me, same website (based on wordpress, completely redone front-end UI, full of ACF to keep their fucking data).
WD: ok, I'll need you to add an information on the project page template in order to show a gallery with slider at the bottom and "film+visuals" at the top if there is a gallery.
1 week later, after like 40 e-mails between us deciding if it was ok or not on DEV server and pushing it to PROD
Me: ok, done
WD: hey, if it's just a film there should be written "FILM" while there's nothing showing, also the gallery must have same height as the film above
Me, internally: why the fuck didn't you fucking tell me before pushing to PROD? are you fucking dumb or something?
Me, via email: ok, i'll check it now...2
So this i quite a big project, hundreds of files everywhere, pages are rendered using multiple files.
This is one of the latest created page, it was made by my boss, and it just give me the creeps.
I REALLY don't know how he always comes up with shit like these.
I just hate having more than 5 closing tags in sequence...6
From r/linuxmasterrace (u/KeithKatar)
How many times has this conversation happened at your workplace?14
NEVER take a shot of vodka every time Unity (on Mac) crashes...
You'll end up way beyond drunk before 12am7
Just ran "rm -rf <project_folder>" instead of "rm -rf <project_folder>/Library/PackageCache"
I'm almost afraid to open the project itself right now
I stopped it like a second later, but still it has deleted some project configuration :(6
I know I can't be the only one thinking safari is the new IE, like "it has to work on safari" makes me way more sad than "it has to work on edge"
IE is default unsupported in my company
This time around I figured out that fucking safari can't work properly with dates!
new Date("2019-05-16 11:00") // won't work
new Date("2019/05/06 11:00") // will work
new Date("16/05/2019 11:00") // won't work
new Date("11/05/2019 11:00") // will work, but it's November the 5th
Ok, the last 2 bugs are due to English&American who can't understand how dates work, but still... WHY IS SAFARI THE ONLY DIFFERENT ONE?8
Am I the only one who would like to sign every project like "guiltily developed on a Mac"?
You know? Usually people say put stuff like "Proudly developed through wordpress or similar"7
When I have to updates the apps for the second company of my boss:
5 apps, 4 different projects, 4 stores.
Each app with different VR SDK, which makes the differences minimal, but still can't merge the projects.
It takes about 1h to build all of the apps (like 30m just for the iOS ones), 5minutes to 5 days to make the edits, 1-2 weeks of debugging and testing, plus the time the stores take to actually publish the apps
Always makes me wanna kill myself
Making a VR app.
It must work with:
- pico VR
- oculus go
- oculus gear
- Android (standard mobile
Now, except for iOS they all work with android, which make things way easier.
Now guess where most of the troubles are?
FUCKING IOS, I just fucking believe iOS even inverts the whole fucking textures while using Unity+GVR
WHY THE FUCK DOES IT EVEN HAPPEN?
I have 4 different projects to build 5 different Apps
Fuck my work6
It literally just happened:
my boss taught me how to use npm, bower and similar to have plugins while developing websites.
This time around we had a project which is divided among different repositories.
One was a foundation project using npm to build, the other one was a socket.io server, using actual nodejs
boss thought: "well they both have node_modules, let's merge them and merge the package.json as well
Nothing worked anymore.
This little game took me like 2h of development, it's build without any framework whatsoever.
It is based on my memory of a very old game my brothers used to play on DOS, it was used to teach how to type superfast
Little details on how this works: the inputs at the bottom are programmed to be used with keys (only letters), ENTER and TAB, no need to use mouse in this game to move around, just hit tab to move to next, hit enter to confirm what you typed.
I know I should upgrade this to use a list of actual words instead of just random letters, but never wanted to actually work on it again.
I highly recommend trying it on a PC, also contains Ads, not invasive, tho
Other games I developed:
Note: PLEASE, DON'T GO TO THE HOMEPAGE OF THESE WEBSITES, they're kind of NSFW4