Neilsen’s error message guidelines are as relevant today as when the were when they were published.
Case in point: In a recent conversation, someone proposed a “generic” error message rather than something “specific”. “generic” meant there would be no detail about what went wrong and no indication of how to move forward. Ouch. I followed up with a link to the above mentioned error message guidelines.
The Maker Channel on IFTTT is great for homegrown IoT projects large and small. It’s simple to set up and gives makers an easy URL based way to interact with IFTTT. The Maker Channel can act as a trigger and an action, making it quite flexible.
Next time I need a simple service for a connected electronics project, I’ll try using this channel.
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