Sponge Encyclopedia of Programming Jokes


Because we all need a place where we can grab jokes from when coding.

I’ll start:

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Greatest Programming Jokes

My fav


I am not a programmer but the one on the right annoys me for some reason… I r confuzzed.(2 types of people one.)


That’s probably why the bottom says ‘Programmers will know’. :smile:


My favourite one:

A programmer walks into a bar and asks the bartender for 1.00000000000003123939 root beers. Bartender says, “I’ll have to charge you extra, that’s a root beer float.” Programmer says, “Better make it a double.”

Next favourite:

A programmer had a problem. He thought to himself, “I know, I’ll solve it with threads!”. has Now problems. two he


I’d tell you a UDP joke but I’m not sure you’d get it.


I moved 8 posts to an existing topic: Code Styling. What do you prefer?


I quite like the one:

There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off by one errors.


Especially that.
For me it is extra hard because my first language is German.


Sometimes I put a bunch of words and variable names into a random picker and then use that :stuck_out_tongue:


I know this one is very common, but it’s so true:


I found this accidently: http://codecrap.com/content/400/.
I wish it was a joke ;-;.

long long time; //ago in a galaxy far away...


Looks like a decompiled switch statement.


That code doesn’t even require a switch. He should use == with the block he wants to check. Not check all the blocks in the game.


I’d like to hear the UDP joke.


See also What was the strangest coding standard rule that you were forced to follow?

I’d like to hear the UDP joke.

you already did


Now I feel dumb.


Those are rather spectacular. Thanks for the chuckle.


A programmer is simply a mechanism for turning caffeine into code.

And the classic…

Why do Java programmers wear glasses?
They can’t C


Why do Java programmers wear glasses?
The can’t C

The version I heard was

Why do Java programmers wear glasses?
So they can C# (see sharp)


Sorry for the languge in this one