Looking back at 2016 in programming humour

We've shared loads of funny animated gifs and images on our social channels. Cheeky, and often with an underlying message that rings true, they are a fun way to break up the monotony of our daily lives, and maybe even make us smile some more.

As it's Christmas, we want to share with you the tweets that caused the biggest buzz in our community this year. Strap on your party hat, blast some definitely-not-repetitive festive music and enjoy!

Just when you thought some cleaning is in order, and then this happens and the day only gets worse from there:


Is this the best programming language ever? Perhaps, but this one would surely make our lives easier!


Perhaps this is not a bug, but a feature…


…or maybe it's both?


Just when you thought everything is going well, but you also know that's a lie


Anyone wish their compile errors looked as cool as this?


This developer productivity chart:


Kudos for the honesty!


The feels when it does finally work without errors…


…but most days it goes like this:


Ah yes, the epic struggle between the new and the old, the eager and the weary:


Another classic struggle. Why can't we just get along?


If you need to pass time with card games, this is the way to do it:


Look, gamedev isn't easy, but at least you run into some absolutely hilarious bugs, such as this one:


And, finally, we wish you won't be that one guy at the Christmas party:

Have we missed any standout humour moments this year? Leave a comment below and we'll make sure to share them on Twitter next time around!

Comments (1)

  1. Dave says:

    This made me smile, thanks 🙂

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