This is one of our occasional reminders that Cherryleaf offers technical and business writing services. Don’t worry if you don’t have the time or skills to create the documentation in-house. You can use Cherryleaf to create: End-user documentation Online Help Embedded Help Getting started guides Knowledge Bases Quick reference guides Reference manuals Tutorials Screencasts and video… Read more »
Tag: Technical Authors
As part of the attempt to make technical writing similar to other professions, there have been a number of moves by different technical communication societies to introduce certification. This can be a good thing, but there are some dangers with it as well. Certification usually involves some training and a test. Students can be accredited… Read more »
Microsoft has released the latest edition of its writing style guidelines as a website: “Welcome to the Microsoft Writing Style Guide, your guide to writing style and terminology for all communication—whether an app, a website, or a white paper. If you write about computer technology, this guide is for you. Today, lots of people are… Read more »
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 »
In this podcast, we look at the job of a Technical Author/Technical Communicator, and how you can start your career.