Better Coding: Clear and Concise Error Messages

Steven Bui
Jun 15 · 3 min read
Photo by David Pupaza on Unsplash

What does “error: W1023" mean? Opaque generic error messages doesn’t help anyone. We’re in the software age where no one reads the documentation so it’s bizarre to expect someone to look up an error code. When was the last time you looked up a phone number in a phone book?

Error Messages