The Definitive Collection of XKCD Comics for Programmers

If you’re a geek (or a nerd) worth your salt, you’re definitely a fan of xkcd programming comics. The only legitimate reason for not liking it is jealousy that you can never be as clever as Randall Munroe, the genius behind xkcd. And even then, you know you secretly love it. And so, I present, for your reading enjoyment, the definitive collection of the best xkcd comics for programmers.

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It demonstrates how programming can be useful in everyday situations:

RTL

 

And about how programming can cause problems in everyday life:

Swiftkey

 

It puts our work into a larger context:

Skynet

And plays anthropologist, exploring the complex issue of identity-formation in the culture of the programmer:

Real Programmers

 

And it tackles what we here at Airbrake care about the most:

error_code

 

 

And, the best classic xkcd programming comic of all time:

compiling

Here’s the rest of the catalog, in no particular order:

X11

x11

Workflow

workflow

Wisdom of the Ancients

wisdom_of_the_ancients

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Virus Venn Diagram
virus_venn_diagram

Turtlesturtles

Tech Supporttech_support

TCMPtcmp

Tartar

Tagstags

Supported Featuressupported_features

Sharingsharing

Server Problemserver_problem

s/keyboard/leopard
s_keyboard_leopard

RTFMrtfm

Permanencepermanence

Old-Timersold_timers

Perl Problemsperl_problems

Password Strengthpassword_strength

Microsoft
microsoft

Manual Overridemanual_override

Mac/PC
mac_pc

ISO 8601iso_8601

Identityidentity

Hotelshotels

Geohashinggeohashing

Game AIsgame_ais

Crowdsourcingcrowdsourcing

Context Bot

contextbot

Binary Heart

binary_heart

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See also: Top 10 Programming Comics (Cartoons) Selected By StackOverflow Users

 

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