Podcast 80: Review of Google’s Technical Writing Courses for Engineers

Google has developed two technical writing classes for developers, which it has delivered to thousands of its own staff. In late February 2020 it made these accessible to people outside of Google. But are they any good? In this episode of the Cherryleaf Podcast, we describe and review these courses.

New training course – Writing skills for developers

Today, we’ve released our latest training course – Writing skills for developers. The course teaches developers the key skills of technical writing for software user documentation. Although it would be better for a professional technical communicator to write the end user documentation, for some organisations, this isn’t always possible. It is for developers who: Need a solid… Read more »

What is the minimal amount of user documentation you should write?

In researching what developers wanted to learn about writing documentation for users, the most common issue related to how much, or how little, they should write. One developer said: “I would want to know what is the minimum I should write. If you can persuade me what is the necessity of each thing I’m capturing, and… Read more »

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