I’m a big fan of the xkcd web comic. While most of the comics are rather clever and funny, I really enjoy the ones focused on computer science, especially programming. I thought that I’d gather a rough list of my favourites. If you’re having trouble figuring some of them out, try the explain xkcd wiki. So, in no particular order, here they are:
All tooltip (hover) text has been preserved, and the images are hosted on and link to its respective page on xkcd.com. There are many more great xkcd comics out there, but I wanted to keep this post to only the best programming-related comics. As I find more awesome programming-related xkcd comics, I will add them to this post. I’d love to hear what xkcd comics are your favourite; feel free to post a comment below.