UI Writing for Developers training course

Improve your developers’ User Interface writing skills

You’ll have access to a framework and templates to help you with your writing. You’ll also have the opportunity to practice and review your work.

Virtual Classroom

Cherryleaf’s UI Writing for Developers training course teaches developers the key skills of UI (User Interface) writing. This enables you to create content that helps users solve problems for themselves. In this course, we’ll take you through the process of creating UI content.

Who is this for?

This course is for anyone involved in software development and needs to write UI content for end users, especially if they:

  • Want to communicate more clearly and effectively
  • Want to know how little, or how much, they should write
  • Struggle with planning their writing

What will I learn?

You will learn:
  • How to communicate clearly, even if writing doesn’t come naturally
  • Understanding how much detail to include.
  • How to save time and write in an efficient way
  • Identifying the best type of format for your content
  • Confidence in the work you produce
  • Understanding your audience
  • Revising your work
  • Writing for specific audiences

Topics covered

Introduction

  • What a UI/UX Writer actually writes
  • UI writing versus other types of writing

Writing clear, concise English

  • Writing short sentences
  • Minimalism
  • Making content scannable
  • Editing and proofreading

Tone and Voice

  • Defining a brand or product’s personality through words
  • How tone and voice influence writing style
  • Adapting the tone to the user experience

Planning and strategy

  • Defining styles and content patterns
  • When to display UI and UX content
  • Being consistent in your terminology

Writing content for UI components

  • Best practices for component writing
  • Writing user actions—dialog screens, CTAs, and buttons
  • Forms
  • Success messages
  • Error messages
  • Empty states
  • Loading indicators

Software Tools

  • Popular tools you can use
  • Creating reusable content

The authoring workflow

  • The double diamond workflow

Measuring and Testing

  • Usability testing for UX writing
    • Red/Green pen
    • Prose testing
  • Listening to your customers
  • UX research

Duration and delivery format

Coming soon – this course is in development.

This course is currently offered to Support teams as a virtual classroom course, delivered over Microsoft Teams or Zoom. The course is split into two sessions of 3 hours each, delivered on different days.

Price

The prices for the group courses depend on the number of delegates taking them. If you have a rough idea of numbers, then we can put together a quotation for you.

Contact us for more information

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