My favorite programming haiku, various sources, various authors
It's going to work! Not again, my code has bugs. I don't unit test.
I have a problem. Maybe regex can help me? Oh dear, two problems.
Why doesn't this work? I've checked syntax ninety times! Oh, missed bracket.
what is with this code? oh my, looks like I wrote it what was I thinking?
coding is the best don’t let it make you feel dumb keep calm, debug on
Little semicolon that makes me not compile this, where are you missing?
Concurrency breaks... Why does my program not work? Ah, ******* deadlock!
Oh Mr. Segfault Error checking does not find Printfs everywhere
The Web site you seek Cannot be located, but Countless more exist.
Yesterday it worked. Today it is not working. Windows is like that.
Out of memory. We wish to hold the whole sky, But we never will.
Having been erased, The document you're seeking Must now be retyped.
Connecting to 'net Does not work, to my sorrow. No wiki today.
A syntax error Strangles my code, much weeping. Refer to helpfile.
Code, "RUN", midnight sun burns eternally over cycling endless loop
Seeing my great fault Through darkening blue windows I begin again
To have no errors Would be life without meaning No struggle, no joy
An illustrated collection of (sometimes violent) fables concerning the Art and Philosophy of software development, written in the spirit of Zen kōans: