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Forrest Smith

I dunno.

Are you a graphics programmer?
A gameplay programmer?
A machine vision programmer?
A networking programmer?
A game programmer?

I work in games. A games developer vs non-games developer are pretty different. Maybe "developer" is a good catch all within the context of games. But I'd say there are useful classifications beyond just "developer".

Also, I can't help but notice your website says "mobile and web developer". As opposed to just "developer". ;)

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Tomáš Ehrlich

I guess there's a difference between " developer" and " developer". Unless the technology is very complex that it creates its own domain, it's usually irrelevant.

As you said, the domain says a lot, e.g (game|web|mobile) developer. I would personally describe myself as a full-stack web developer, rather than ansible/python/javascript/react/html/css/(list goes on) developer.