Typemock Comic Developer Hell 2.0 and the Java Experience
After all these unproductive meetings, Mel meets up with his boss who introduces him to the competent staffing manager. That guy apparently hadn’t had his cup of java that morning. Let’s see how the meeting goes…
Share with us your Frustrating Moments as a Programmer
“Still cannot believe this, but I was sitting in Starbucks this morning writing up a research paper in latex with some AUR packages compiling in a terminal… some woman walks past me and takes a look at my screen and then demands that I ‘stop hacking people’s passwords’, then runs off to fetch the manager while I’m attempting to explain the reality of the situation. I then had the manager come over, refuse to listen to me and ask me to leave, as ‘such activity is not tolerated in Starbucks, consider this a warning’. I’m gobsmacked. And I’m sure as hell not coming back.”
The world is divided into programmers and non-programmers as it seems. Non-programmers don’t have the slightest clue what programmers do. What were your “dear diary” moments that baffled you? Tell us your top anecdotes either in a comment or in an e-mail! Maybe your experience will show up in one of our future comics – who knows :).
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