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 »
Tag: Technical Authors
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.
It’s been a while since our last survey of technical communicator salaries. So we thought it was time we conducted a new one. We have contracted with QuestionPro, an independent research firm, to field your confidential survey responses. All responses will remain confidential and secure. The questions will help us learn if salary levels correlate… Read more »
Adobe has officially released the Adobe Technical Communication Suite (2017 release) including the new 2017 releases for Adobe FrameMaker, FrameMaker Publishing Server (2017 release) and RoboHelp. It has also released the 2.0 Release of XML Documentation Add-On for Adobe Experience Manager. There have been a lot of improvements to the usability of the applications, reducing the number clicks required… Read more »