Here’s a SQL error you might get: not able to access the database “SomeDB” under the current security context. If you don’t know what the error means (and none of us will understand all the errors we see), you copy/paste it into the search engine of your choice and hope that the “someDB” part doesn’t […]Read more "Wishing For Error Messages That Are Good Search Terms"
I saw this on a TV while walking through a store. More than a but amusing, but not too helpful to the user. Seems like it would be easy enough to tell if the connection was not working and report that as a separate error.Read more "An Unclassy Error"
Imagine you’re talking with a recruiter about a position that seems like a good fit and during that conversation they ask “Do you have other opportunities open?”. What’s the right answer? And what is the underlying intent? In general I’m in favor of honesty, but I’m also in favor of being employed! If you say […]Read more "Do You Have Other Opportunities Open?"