Upcoming presentations in 2018

Cherryleaf’s Ellis Pratt will be speaking at two upcoming events: London Content Strategy Meetup, 7pm 22 February 2018 What’s the deal about structured content? Content can often seem like jelly – messy and hard to manage. In this presentation, we’ll look at whether you can reduce this messiness through structured writing. In this overview of… Read more »

Don’t say “simply”

At this month’s WriteTheDocs London meetup, Jim Fisher of Pusher presented a talk called “Don’t say Simply“.  He talked about words, such as “simply”, that can seem innocuous when written in user documentation, but which show a lack of sympathy when read. He showed how popular “simply” is with developer documentation writers, by showing the number… Read more »

Technical Author opportunities in France

#4184 Technical Author, southern suburbs of Paris, €32-35K #4185 Contract Technical Author, Grenoble, France #4186 Contract Technical Author, Cannes, France

The Carol Johnston Memorial Award

This October, Cherryleaf celebrates 15 years in the technical authoring business. Over the years we have had many exciting challenges and worked with some wonderful inspirational people: none more so than our friend and co-founder, Carol Johnston, who sadly died of a brain tumour in 2012. Carol was enormously talented: a brilliant pianist and singer,… Read more »

Incorporating the Stripe API look and feel into a MadCap Flare project

Back in July, we looked at creating an API documentation portal using MadCap Flare (see also: Example of API documentation portal using MadCap Flare) . We done some further testing. We’ve created two new examples for  API documentation that had been generated with the Stripe API look and feel and imported into Flare: Example A – Replacing… Read more »