Posts Tagged ‘schema’

Cute JAXB Error

Developers are taught not to be too cute, especially with error messages, it’s often not funny to users.  Maybe self-deprecation is the secret.  Chrome’s “Aw, Snap” makes a bad experience better.  Here’s a message I found while trying to create JAXB classes from a schema into a directory that I had not yet created:

cowardly refuses to write to a non-existent directory “../src/main/java”