What a developer day looks like, summed up in 12 Gifs

Arnaud Lachaume
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July 30, 2021
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We summarized a typical day as a software engineer in 12 Gif. And the outcome is... well, come check it by yourself.

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Being a developer is a never-ending roller coaster of emotions. Life is not just unicorns and rainbows. For better or worse, you have to cope with product managers, bugs, and endless meetings. Whether you’re a freelancer or working for a corporation, you have to show unlimited patience and adaptability. But it is so worth it! Yes yes, it is!

Here's a little funny bundle of Gifs that sums up a typical day as a developer to lighten your Friday. Anything that looks familiar? 

Dealing with someone else’s code

someone else's code

Finding an up-to-date documentation


Estimating time to complete a task

estimate time

That feeling when deploying code to production

deploying code to production

New projects are so exciting

new development project

When the product manager describes his latest idea that "shouldn't take more than an hour of development time”.

i wish i could

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When you solve a problem without Google and Stack Overflow

no Google or Stack Overflow

Fixing a bug for 2,841 hours

fixing a bug

When the code that I have not tested on dev works perfectly in production

code without test

When you show your boss on Monday a code that worked perfectly on Friday

code not working

4th meeting of the day

too much meeting

When you go on vacation and everyone else is trying to fix all the issues 

Did you relate to these situations? Let us know your favorite GIF.

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GIF source: Giphy

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