20+ Funny Web Developer & Software Programmer Quotes


We collected some cool web designer quotes not long ago and thought a follow up with the web developer version would be an awesome idea just so we don’t hurt anybody’s feelings if they are more coding oriented. So if the creative website layout design is not so close to your heart but you love to dig into thousands of lines of source code our web-savvy friends here comes an array (“of”, “funny quotes”); of  that web developers and software programmers will easily relate to.

  1. It’s not a bug. It’s an undocumented feature!

  2. “Software Developer” – An organism that turns caffeine into software

  3. If debugging is the process of removing software bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in – Edsger Dijkstra

  4. A user interface is like a joke. If you have to explain it, it’s not that good.

  5. I don’t care if it works on your machine! We are not shipping your machine!” – Vidiu Platon

  6. Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight. – Bill Gates (co-founder of Microsoft)

  7. I’m very font of you because you are just my type.

  8. My code DOESN’T work, I have no idea why. My code WORKS, I have no idea why.

  9. Things aren’t always #000000 and #FFFFFF

  10. One man’s crappy software is another man’s full time job. – Jessica Gaston

  11. Programming is like sex. One mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life. – Michael Sinz

  12. Software undergoes beta testing shortly before it’s released. Beta is Latin for “still doesn’t work”.

  13. Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live. – Martin Golding

  14. Talk is cheap. Show me the code. – Linus Torvalds

  15. Writing the first 90 percent of a computer program takes 90 percent of the time. The remaining ten percent also takes 90 percent of the time and the final touches also take 90 percent of the time. – N.J. Rubenking

  16. Old programmers never die. They simply give up their resources.

  17. There are only two industries that refer to their customers as “users”. – (Edward Tufte)

  18. Software is like sex: It’s better when it’s free. – (Linus Torvalds)

  19. Any code of your own that you haven’t looked at for six or more months might as well have been written by someone else. – (Eagleson’s Law) 

  20. If at first you don’t succeed; call it version 1.0

  21. If Internet Explorer is brave enough to ask to be your default browser, You are brave enough to ask that girl out.


Some of these quotes might sounds edgy but let’s just say these are the softer ones. There are some crazy developer personalities who spit out some even more extreme lines. If you want to be be entertained by something cute check out a couple of baby smile quotes that will surely make your day.