28 Practical Gifts for Coders to Geek Out on

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    Whether they’re in school learning programming language or professional coders, they’ll appreciate gifts for coders that are challenging and useful. Your favorite coders love staring at the screen so much they’ll spend hours working then logon to game for another few hours to destress. Get them the ultimate gear to transform their desk into a badass work station. Here is a list of gifts for coders.

  1. Ergonomic Keyboard
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    The professional programming guru clocks most of their hours typing away, creating masterpieces from zeros and ones. A comfortable ergonomic keyboard increases productivity. Less pain, more gain! The split keyboard design allows the wrists to be in a natural and relaxed position to decrease cramping and muscle soreness. Ideal for coders, programmers, graphic designers, or anyone on a computer for extended amounts of time. 

  3. Electric Sit-Stand Desk
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    Sitting at a desk all day can have negative effects on health. The electric sit-stand desk is the ideal coder’s gift. Tailored with health and ease of access in mind. Sit or stand as needed while programming or designing the future. Working at home has never been more comfortable with this sturdy desk. Designed to adapt to your every need. 

  5. Programmable Arduino Car Kit
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    Looking for the perfect gift for the aspiring coder or junior developer? The programmable car kit is perfect for those who love a gift that is not only challenging but intelligent. This gift introduces robotics and programming. Challenge the scientific brain with this fun, hands-on car construction kit. Designers and coders of any age will enjoy the ready-made program or the customizable programming option.

  7. Wireless Vertical Mouse
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    The wireless vertical mouse is the gift for coders, graphic designers, or anyone spending lengthy amounts of time at the computer. The new ergo dynamic “handshake” design enhances the wrists neutral positions to increase smooth movements and less strain on the hands. Decrease the effects of carpal tunnel or mouse arm syndrome. Your hands will thank you. Increase productivity and reduce fatigue. No cords needed to plug in the USB to use the mouse! 

  9. Curved Gaming Monitor
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    Take in every detail with a curved gaming monitor. Enhance the gaming experience and total view of the screen with a curved monitor. Ideal gifts for coders, gamers, graphic designers, and more! See new angles like never before with the enhanced visual perception bringing content even closer. The curved display decreases strain on the eyes and neck with the wide view.  

  11. Cracking the Coding Interview
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    Coding is a talent and a whole other binary language. Cracking the Coding Interview is a book made specifically for understanding that secret language and creating flawless content. Everything you need to know from zeros to ones and beyond. The perfect table side assistant for programming professionals. Ideal gift for coders, software engineers, programmers, and all tech-savvy persons who want to know more. Increase your knowledge and skills in the field and increase your chances of landing a big gig. 

  13. Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones
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    The ability to focus on the coding or programming process is key to turning out flawless, high-quality content. Zero in on the task at hand and cancel out all the outside noise. Control what comes in with wireless capabilities. Answer calls and command the web with Alexa voice controls. Get gifts for coders and graphic designers with work and multitasking in mind with a pair of noise-canceling headphones.

  15. Ergonomic Office Chair
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    A comfortable chair is important while sitting for hours working on programming, coding, gaming, and more. Design with more than comfort in mind, the ergonomic office chair is a meaningful gift for coders. The leather high chair back supports the lumbar system, so you can support the cyber world better. With a sturdy build, the chair will last for years to come. Recline, swivel and rock the day away with this quality chair. 

  17. Funny Coding Welcome Mat
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    There is no place like (home). This coding welcome mat is a clever gift for coders using IP addresses. From virtual addresses to physical ones, the true coders and geeks will understand. The welcome mat is a staple in most homes and makes the perfect gift. The user experience design of the welcome mat is high satisfaction with a little humor and wit. 

  19. Apple Watch
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    Work here, there, or anywhere with the convenient Apple Watch. Have control over your phone, SMS, fitness, and more from your wrist. This coder’s present makes a luxurious gift for a programming master to stay connected to the digital world while out in the physical world. With hundreds of apps and widgets, you’ll easily fit your needs and assist in daily tasks with the flick of a wrist. No need to hire an assistant when you have the Apple Watch at hand.

  21. Love (in Binary) Onesie
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    Only other coders will understand the true meaning of the little one’s outfit. It’s a great gag gift for the co-worker that sleeps, eats, and dreams in code. Perfectly designed for the little coder in the making. The right amount of zeros and ones equal pure love.  

  23. The Design of Everyday Things
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    The Design of Everyday Things is a top-notch gift for coders that hits a home run. Behind every invention is a manual. Behind every manual is a specific code. Behind every code is the coder, the programmer, and the designer.  This book connects the pieces and sustains the relationships between controlling the product or letting the product control you. It’s all in the digits. 

  25. Udemy Online Courses
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    The mind hungry for knowledge never stops learning. Whether you’re looking to add to your programming knowledge or expand into UX/UI education, it’s never too late to learn. Udemy online courses offers over 19,000 courses of a variety of online asynchronous courses to enhance the knowledge and skill set of the upcoming web developer. 

  27. Coding Subscription Box
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    STEM means science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM is a direct learning experience for coders, programmers, and sets the foundation for the learning experience.  When thinking of gifts for coders, the coding subscription box is the pre-workout for the coding language. The sky is not the limit.  The opportunities are endless. 

  29. Gag Gift Coding T-Shirt
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    This hilarious coding T-Shirt is one only a programmer or coder will understand. This “coded” shirt speaks to those fluent in programming lingo. Computer science and programmers will laugh at its message. Everyone needs a tee that tells the truth!  

  31. Blue Light Blocking Computer Glasses
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    These glasses make a thoughtful and useful gift for those who spend a lot of time in front of a screen.  Blue light blocking glasses block harmful UV Rays, protecting your eyes and reducing glare. Classy and professional style for him or her.  A gift for coders, late-night gamers, graphic designers, or TV time.

  33. MacBook Pro
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    A working coder, graphic designer, or programmer requires high performing tools to deliver the highest quality products.  The MacBook Pro delivers just that.  Designed with a solid aluminum construction, it not only looks sleek but performs exceptionally well.  A high-quality displays and superior designs make for impressive gifts for coders. A powerful operating system goes a long way as a powerhouse for Photoshop and coding. 

  35. French Press Coffee Maker
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    Programming and coding equals long hours in front of a screen. With long hours comes the need for lots of caffeine. Get a gift for coder friends such as a French press coffee maker for a tasty, high-quality brew every time.  The French press features the ability to control the strength of the coffee brew as needed. 

  37. Gaming Mouse Pad
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    Gaming pros know that comfort and optimum performance go hand in hand. The gaming mouse pad gives hours of smooth movement during play. Designed with enough space for the mouse pad and keyboard. The easy to clean pad makes cleanups quick and easy so you can get back to your scrimmage. Go from hours of coding to hours of gaming in mere minutes with a mouse pad that focuses on comfort and productivity! 

  39. Developer Laptop Stickers
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    Looking for a little something extra to add to a stocking stuffer gift? These stickers are perfect! We celebrate self-expression for the graphic designer through these one of a kind developer laptop stickers. The assortment of 50 stickers can be used to decorate laptops, steel tumblers, skateboards, and more. Made with durable vinyl for long-lasting enjoyment. A versatile gift with variety and personality. 

  41. Convertible Messenger Bag
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    This elegant messenger bag is an ideal gift for the hard-working on the go coder in your life.  This bag makes it easy to take your work from the coffee shop to a shared workspace. Designed for comfort and style.  Wear it as a backpack or sling over the shoulder as a briefcase. This messenger bag is adaptable to any style with plenty of space for all of your working needs. 

  43. Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality Headset
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    When looking for an ideal gift for a tech-savvy friend, look no further than the Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset and controllers. The futuristic design is ideal for virtual gaming and more. No wires required. Get a gaming session anywhere you go with integrated Facebook gaming. Featuring a new and improved design. The future of gaming is here! Game on gamers! 

  45. Triple Monitor Stand Mount
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    Set up an optimum command station prepped to take on any virtual endeavor. The triple monitor stand mount.  Increase the visual space and range of motion for work and play with multi-monitors up to 27 inches each. The setup is easy to assemble with outstanding quality. The programmer’s paradise setup begins here! Move and flip monitors in any way desired with this programming gift!

  47. Light Therapy Energy Lamp
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    Light therapy works on fighting seasonal depression and the effects of overexposure to artificial light such as computer monitors and other screens.  The light energy lamp emits positive and therapeutic light. The lamp offers three levels of UV free LED lights with adjustable brightness to suit your professional needs. The light is portable with a sleek and modern design to be taken anywhere. The perfect programmer’s gift for therapeutic energy. They’ll appreciate useful gifts that go deeper than the surface. 

  49. Raspberry Pi 4 Starter Kit
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    The Raspberry Pi 4 Starter Kit is the perfect gift for coders and programmers to like to DIY their desktop builds. This gift is a hands-on activity to build and create from the ground up. It’s a fun and interactive project for the up-and-coming programming guru looking for the ultimate customization. 

  51. Classic Balance Ball Chair
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    The balance ball chair brings fitness and conditioning to the office. Hours in an office chair is not healthy. It’s time to take control and build better habits. Changing the way you sit is the goal.  Balance life and work. Eliminate discomfort and improve blood circulation, sensory needs, and spinal health. No more flat boring seats here. This practical gift makes sure hours at the job aren’t at the cost of your health.  

  53. Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum
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    Let the Roomba chase the dust bunnies while you work. The only effort needed is pressing a button. Program a cleaning schedule that works best for you with the app. The Roomba Robot Vacuum takes care of the messy floor debris. Automation gifts for coders too busy to clean are a blessing. They’ll love being able to spend more time in HTML and less time cleaning. The Roomba is user-friendly, time-saving, and compact to store. 

  55. Funny Computer Programmer Mug
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    “Yoda Best Computer Programmer” is a novelty gift mug that will make any Star Wars fan smile. Everyone needs mugs to fill with their favorite aromatic cup of java to make it through long working hours at the computer. It’s a useful and humorous coder’s gift for all occasions. This will undoubtedly be their new favorite mug.

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