Software development industry has its issues. Some of these issues are (exaggerated and) turned into videos using Xtranormal. Xtranormal is a text-to-video service that used to be run on Xtranormal.com. It is a text-to-video service that is no longer available online:
As of July 31, 2013, Xtranormal, an easy online animation tool, will be closing its virtual doors. They will be discontinuing their services and subscriptions while they explore new dreams for the future. — goanimate.com
We’ve found this set of 5 software development related videos on YouTube for you. Since they are made with Xtranormal, you can see this post is a sort of a tribute to that service.
5 software development related Xtranormal videos
The videos are full of negativity and sarcasm and this is intended to be funny. Let’s hope it does not get too close to reality for any of you. If it does I feel very sorry for you – and you should immediately apply for a job at LeaseWeb 😉
Warning: Some of the dialogue contains strong language.
- Software development office politics (4:34)
About gaining access to the live database
- I Need Agile Methodology (4:15)
About agile software development methodology
- Web Developer Nightmare (5:07)
About impossible requirements, buzzwords and timeframes
- So you want to be a software engineer (5:29)
About the virtues of being a software engineer
- I would like a job as a software developer (2:12)
About software developers and the Dilbert principle
We created a new “Funny” category in which we will try to post more funny software related articles in the future. Let me know how you liked these movies using the comments and keep visiting us!