2012 STC Technical Communication Summit

May
01

Migrating Content: How to Tackle the XML-L10N Beast

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.

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May
01

Plain Language for the Technical Writer

Many government agencies, companies, and institutions face mandates to present content such as regulations, specifications, and instructions in plain language. This presentation explains what that means, and what’s in it for technical writers.

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May
01

Learning Lessons from a Completed Communications Project

Now that your technical communication project has launched, you need to conduct a project review. Learn how to conduct a positive, non-threatening lessons-learned or post mortem meeting with your team. Understand the elements of an effective lessons-learned report that can be used to improve future technical communication projects.

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May
01

Getting Started with HTML5

In this session, Peter will explain why HTML5 is going to have a tremendous impact on technical communication. He will introduce you to the most relevant HTML5 features and show you practical tools, tips, and tricks so you can start using HTML5 in your technical communication projects right away.

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May
01

CSS3, Media Queries, and Responsive Design

It’s no longer possible to build separate sites for all the different devices that your audience uses. Media queries along with liquid/fluid layout techniques allow you to easily make a single site that automatically adapts its design to each user’s device so that it looks good and works well in whatever screen space is available.

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