Archive for the ‘Errors’ Category

Google Power Tool for Webmasters

Friday, October 19th, 2007 by Thomas Watson Steen

If you run a blog or any other website for that matter, you might want to check out Google Webmaster Central – in particular their Google Webmaster Tool – if you haven’t already seen it. Google Webmaster Tool is a great tool for webmasters who want to see and manage how Google crawls their site(s). […]

Lenovo Power Supply Almost Caught Fire

Monday, October 8th, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

I have mentioned before usability issues of my Lenovo Thinkpad T60p computer. Usability issues is one thing. Another—and potential deadly—thing happened Saturday evening at home. This is what I write to our internal support and expect them to forward. Saturday evening I put the power plug in the laptop to recharge. I came back to […]

Debugging CSS: My Best Productivity Tip Ever

Monday, April 30th, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Firebug keeps surprising me. I’ve recently been working on code for several web designs and this little trick helped me to understand existing HTML and CSS much faster. Just to give an example I use our Justaddwater RSS feed page (but could be any page). Before you start, get Firebug for Firefox (if you haven’t […]

Hillarious Error: “No Error Message Found”

Monday, March 5th, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

ACD See systems tells me this error message when I follow a link to an invoice.

Very funny that there is an error message telling me “no error message found”.


Google Mail Downtime

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Right now, Google Mail disappeared just as I was about to send an email. And I thought this would never happen! (2 minutes later the service is up and running again) UPDATE: Two things happened after going online again. I found out my mail was actually sent before the server went down (so I ended […]

Why Web Standards Matter (Case Study)

Thursday, June 29th, 2006 by Jesper Rønn-Jensen

Project managers often have a hard time understanding web standards and why they matter. In this case, my arguments made a perfect business case for the managers of a particular project.

Misleading Error Messages – Litteraly!

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006 by Thomas Watson Steen

We all know that giving the user a correct error message is essential. It is important that the message is clearly visible and written in a way so that there is no doubt what the problem is. Today I was updating my profile photo on Technorati (the current one was of the little fellow in […]