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Programmer’s Love With Ctrl+S

If you are a programmer than you know what I am talking about. If you know a programmer than you know how funny it is to see us programmer hit “ctrl+S” again and again.

Why do programmers press Ctrl+S so many times for saving once??

So let me take the pain to explain on behalf of the coders:

Well this happens frequently.

You see, most of us has faced this at least once. We pressed ctrl+S to save, but the S or the ctrl button was not sufficiently pressed. Hence the changes to the code wasn’t saved at all. Eventually it would give the same run time error that it was giving few minutes back because a stupid ‘S’ didn’t press, and trust me it is frustrating at times(specially when some one is sitting beside you and looking at the screen in a judgmental manner).

Why normal people don’t face this?

Well normal people don’t have to execute a file while making changes to it. Let me explain:

If you leave your changes unsaved in Word and try to close it, it would remind you about the unsaved changes.

But, if you execute your code without saving the file, the compiler/interpreter won’t give a sh*t about your feelings, it won’t care if you saved it or not, it will simply run the same old version of the file and give some error all again.

These things are inappropriate and one of the many reasons why some programmers may wanna act like Hulk at times!

Gradually one starts taking extra precautions and pressing the ctrl+S again and again before running the code again.

And soon it becomes a habit and everything comes down to this:

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  1. great publish, very informative. I ponder why the opposite specialists of this sector do not understand this.
    You should proceed your writing.

  2. I could not resist commenting. Well written!

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