[Phpmyadmin-devel] New look for the phpmyadmin error reporting server

Dieter Adriaenssens dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com
Thu Aug 22 16:06:19 CEST 2013

2013/8/22 Mohamed Ashraf <mohamed.ashraf.213 at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 11:59 AM, Dieter Adriaenssens
> <dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2013/8/22 Mohamed Ashraf <mohamed.ashraf.213 at gmail.com>:
>>> Recently we have deployed an updated version of the error reporting
>>> server at [0].
>>> I fixed the previous comments, added syntax highlighting to the
>>> stacktraces. I also added pie charts for visualization and added a new
>>> html view for incidents. I also now try my best to show only different
>>> stacktraces.
>>> I would like your input on this version since this is as close to a
>>> final version as could be. The database has been seeded with a few
>>> reports that are fake but the last one is actually real to give you
>>> some feel about how a real report looks like.
>>> I am not exactly the best designer out there, but I did my best. If
>>> anyone has any new ideas for improvement that would be great.
>>> [0] http://reports.phpmyadmin.net/
>> Looks good.
>> Two remarks on the dropdowns for filtering :
>> - the ID's of the reports are listed in each dropdown (Exception Name,
>> PMA version, Status), but if you select an ID, it doesn't show any
>> report, so better not display them.
>> - try to group different filter entries (fe. show status 'new' one
>> time, not four times)
> This is a bug I hadn't noticed. They were working correctly at one
> point. I will fix them in the next pull request
>> Suggestions :
>> - When grouping reports, only report should be displayed, fe. show one
>> report and collapse the others (which are displayed as sub reports).
>> If reports are grouped, it doesn't make sense to display them as
>> seperate reports.
> do you mean in the index table?

Yes, in the reports overview : http://reports.phpmyadmin.net/reports

>> - can you add a dropdown for the 'mark the same as' field? It would be
>> easier to just be able to select another report, than to have to
>> remember the ID.
> I am assuming thousands of reports where it would be impractical to
> have a select box also the dropdown would also have the ids listed so
> you still need to remember since ids are sequential and you would have
> in the dropdown ids from 1 to 999 sequentially so it is basically a
> number field

Good point.
But some kind of autofill would be convenient.
F.e., if you type a ID report, it displays the exception type and description.
Or, with a filter you can show the ID's of one type of exception, ...

Kind regards,

Dieter Adriaenssens

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