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Software Development Comics

In another thread ("Usage os & J2EE") the original poster said that they had looked for information by "Reading the trade comics". I think that they meant something else, but I thought I'd start a thread about comics with a software development theme.

First to list them so that people can find new things to do at work besides working. Then to argue over which comics suck and rock.

I'm not talking about comics that simply appeal to the "geek demographic", but rather ones that, at least occasionally, use software development as the source of their humour.

To start off, there's, of course, Dilbert ( ). Which has a surprising amount of material that I expect goes right over the head of people who haven't stared into the dark abyss of customer requirements.

I'm not sure if I'd count User Friendly ( ) as a software development comic. It takes place in an ISP, but the programmers on staff don't seem to spend much time programming.

Bill Tomlinson
Friday, August 1, 2003

Try , the adventures of Bilo&Nano. They're great.

Saturday, August 2, 2003

Angst Technology - -absofscklinglutely hilarious :) I liked it so much I bought the T-Shirt (the one about debugging being a state of mind).

Monday, August 4, 2003

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