Errors for Humans

By: André Walker
Date: Thursday, 16 August 2018 10:10
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Any
Language: English
Tags: elm error messages perl programming

Error messages can make a world of difference to the experience of using a particular language, library or framework. It can be extremely frustrating to debug a "segmentation fault".
In this talk, I intend to compare examples of helpful and unhelpful error messages from different languages and libraries, and consider how we can learn from them.

Attended by: Barbie, Tom Hukins, Wieger Opmeer (‎a6502‎), Dave Cross (‎davorg‎), Lee Johnson, H.Merijn Brand (‎Tux‎), John Lightsey (‎J.D.‎), Salve J. Nilsen (‎sjn‎), Thomas Klausner (‎domm‎), Renee Bäcker (‎reneeb‎), Laurent Rosenfeld (‎lolo78‎), Kivanc Yazan, Szymon Nieznański, Ilya Chesnokov (‎ichesnokov‎), Kang-min Liu (‎gugod‎), Sorin Pop (‎finger‎), Andreea Hosu (‎Andreea‎), Diego Kuperman (‎diegok‎), Jon André Hjellestad (‎Jonis‎), Johnathan Swan, Nicholas Clark, Todd Rinaldo (‎toddr‎), Gregor Goldbach (‎glauschwuffel‎), Chris Jack, Jean-Baptiste Mazon, Matthew Chubb (‎mchubb‎), Johan Lindstrom, Andreas Koenig, Patrick Ringl (‎pari‎), Felix Antonius Wilhelm Ostmann (‎Sadrak‎), Aaron Crane (‎arc‎), Michael Lush, Paul Evans (‎LeoNerd‎), Andreas Boesen (‎Happy‎), Andrew Nugged (nugged), José Joaquín Atria (‎JJ‎)

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