Jens Oliver Meiert

The Machine-Illustrated Life of a Frontend Developer

Post from June 20, 2022, filed under and (feed).

You may know DALL·E, what you can do with it, what others do with it, and… be intrigued by it, too.

And you may wonder, how would AI depict frontend developers?

I’ve fooled around for you.

A frontend developer drinking coffee.

A frontend developer drinking coffee.

A frontend developer solving a CSS problem.

A frontend developer solving a CSS problem.

A frontend developer validating a web page.

A frontend developer validating a web page.

A frontend developer saying “hi” to a new colleague.

A frontend developer saying “hi” to a new colleague.

A frontend developer dreaming about semantic HTML.

A frontend developer dreaming about semantic HTML.

A [frontend] developer fleeing from Internet Explorer.

A [frontend] developer fleeing from Internet Explorer.

A frontend developer in a horror movie.

A frontend developer in a horror movie.

A frontend developer having lunch with Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

A frontend developer having lunch with Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

A frontend developer saving the world.

A frontend developer saving the world.

A frontend developer getting a promotion.

A frontend developer getting a promotion.

A frontend developer in a pillow fight with a backend developer.

A frontend developer in a pillow fight with a backend developer.

And we can beat Godzilla at chess.

What else shows the life of a frontend developer? Share more (feel free to respond to the Twitter thread for this collection.)

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About Me

Jens Oliver Meiert, on September 30, 2021.

I’m Jens, and I’m an engineering lead—currently manager for Developer Experience at LivePerson—and author. I’ve worked as a technical lead for Google, I’m close to W3C and WHATWG, and I write and review books for O’Reilly. I love trying things, sometimes including philosophy, art, and adventure. Here on meiert.com I share some of my views and experiences.

If you have a question or suggestion about what I write, please leave a comment (if available) or a message. Thank you!

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