Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 10th Oct 2006 08:52 UTC
General Development Many of us use the terms "programmer" and "developer" interchangeably. When someone asks me what I do for a living I tend to describe my vocation as "computer programmer" rather than "software developer", because the former seems to be understood more readily by those unfamiliar with IT. Even when writing pieces for this site, I tend to swap back and forth between the two terms, to try and avoid sounding repetitive. But in truth, there is a world of difference between a computer programmer and a software developer (editor's note: aka engineer and there is also a difference with a software architect).
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by Cloudy on Tue 10th Oct 2006 21:17 UTC
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Programmer: someone who programs
Developer: A programmer with ego issues
Engineer: A developer with a budget
Architect: An engineer who quit programming

*removes tongue from cheek*

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by lfeagan on Tue 10th Oct 2006 21:35 in reply to "It's"
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Lol, good thing I can make fun of myself as a systems engineer. ;) Very funny descriptions.

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