0159:  /u/bug-check


An extra eye to confirm that     problem you already see

If your business uses the Internet in some way then you’re probably used to asking or being asked by co-workers “hey, can you look at this thing? it seems off…”

Checking for a design problem or a bug in a website or software is a common occurrence, one that generates a countless number of emails and desk drop bys.  Sometimes these are welcome, but they can also be distracting and frustrating to people on both sides.  If you’re checking for a problem all you need is someone else to confirm “yep. that doesn’t seem right, here’s a screen grab”, but if you’re the constant recipient of requests it can mess up your workflow.

localweb.is/u/bug-check is an example of how the local web can easily & quickly be used to get answers.  If you’re checking for a bug simply message someone the URL and ask them to post a note if they see any problems.  Anyone can view it so you can use it as a messaging group within your company, or ask your friend Tara over at the coffee shop on 4th Avenue to confirm that you’re not crazy and a piece of code is displaying incorrectly.

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