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Webcomic: Real programmers use...

Amongst programmers, the IDE tools are status symbols, proving just how skilled (or obscure) your coding talents really are. <em>xkcd</em> explains which IDE proves you've got the most killer tech-fu.

Amongst programmers, IDE tools are status symbols, proving just how skilled (or obscure) your coding talents really are. xkcd explains which IDE proves you've got the most killer tech-fu.

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13 comments
rlewis
rlewis

I wasted my time and I am now dumber having followed this link.

godzilla4211992
godzilla4211992

it was a good remembrance of how much i love the simple technology at my house

seanferd
seanferd

And real programmers just use their god-like powers.

zoldello
zoldello

... This article is still horrible. You do even again a grin form the comic-relief cartoon. The article has no usefule content.

radsdau
radsdau

Relax guys- no time wasted! What is life without humor? :) This is hilarious stuff- particularly if you are a tech nerd! xkcd is brilliant. A bit obscure at times, but very clever. I'm a regular reader. Check out some of the raptor comix....

Jaqui
Jaqui

since it is titled WEBCOMIC you should not have expected anything else. The discussion starter should also have tagged it GEEKEND and off topic instead of software.

Pheck
Pheck

Run the spell check after you've run the laugh checker.

leemond
leemond

Hey, it's that guy who wrote the dialogue for X-Wing! Someone set us up the bomb! All your base are belong to us! I'm not a real programmer, so I've no idea what they use. I only recognised about two of the methods they referred to on there, and one of them was the butterfly...

boxfiddler
boxfiddler

"do even again a grin form" Are you speaking English?

seanferd
seanferd

??? and "...do even again a grin form..."?

SamirBeMad
SamirBeMad

Dude seriously...did you look at the title of the "article" in question before reading it? You want useful content, go to wikipedia...

Histrion2
Histrion2

If you follow a link called "Real Programmers Use..." do you really expect to find anything *other* than humor? I mean, seriously, I'm picturing rlewis sitting at work reading TechRepublic, when he/she found a link called "Real Programmers Use..." and thought, "Hmm, I certainly want to be thought of as a Real Programmer. Perhaps a website will tell me how I can achieve that in some practical form by the choice of the correct tool(s)." Uhhhhhh...

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