The Developer’s Progress

With apologies to the famous print of 'The Drunkards Progress' of 1846, we track the plight of the application developer to serve as a warning.


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The original was a lithograph of 1846 by Nathaniel Currier supporting the temperance movement. The captions were Step 1. A glass with a friend, Step 2. A glass to keep the cold out, Step 3. A glass too much, Step 4. Drunk and riotous, Step 5. The summit attained. Jolly companions. A confirmed drunkard, Step 6. Poverty and disease, Step 7. Forsaken by Friends, Step 8. Desperation and crime, Step 9. Death by suicide.