Technical writing is not just about writing documentation. Web pages, wikis and mobile applications are replacing manuals and online help. Creating good content that is appropriate for your users is more important than ever. Whether you’re looking to optimize your current web content, or create your first wiki, you can write effectively for the web. […]
Content strategy is a hot topic right now. The rise in corporate awareness of the value of content represents a great opportunity for technical writers to leverage their skills and experience. This session will help you position yourself to take advantage of that opportunity.
Learn how to guide your team into XML and CMS and how to transition from a legacy system into a state-of-the-art content development and publishing system. You can let the languages get in the way or tame the XML-L10N beast by using tried and true methods and best practices to make this migration smoother.
What’s it like to not just allow community contributions to your documentation, but depend on them? What if literally anybody could edit the docs and see your work as you write? Mozilla doc team members share their experiences working with radically open documentation for end-users and developers.
This session will demonstrate — live — how to quickly structure, populate, and manage your documentation projects with a wiki. Stop the email/spreadsheet madness and start collaborating effectively.