Bloglikes - Technical Writing https://www.bloglikes.com/c/technical-writing en-US Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:12:27 +0000 Sat, 06 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0000 FeedWriter Switching from Skype to Zoom for podcasting tools http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/Z_-YKp6sgN8/ Tue, 23 Mar 2021 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Podcasting Skype Technical-writing Videocast: Micro content and Flare -- Conversation with Kate Schneider http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/WtxRwQx_FC8/ Sun, 21 Mar 2021 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Podcasts Writing Seo Kate Stitcher Kate Schneider Technical-writing My life story, or reflections on what shaped my life's career trajectory http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/ZfxRhAbs068/ Thu, 18 Mar 2021 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Technical-writing Analyzing doc portals by looking at developer journeys -- recommended podcast episode from Cherryleaf http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/ClOUhw7rtDg/ Thu, 18 Mar 2021 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Ellis Ellis Pratt Cherryleaf Technical-writing Updated glossary article with technical examples [API doc course] http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/LmLfxSUyvC4/ API glossaries -- and expanded the content with many technical examples about how to single source glossary content from a single YAML file. I added examples for integrating tooltips and popovers as well, added more discussion, analysis, additional reading, and other updates overall. Although this page appears within my API course, the content could be applied to non-API docs and sites as well.]]> Thu, 18 Mar 2021 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Technical-writing Some good decisions and minor mistakes http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/w6fx3nBZ8dU/ Wed, 17 Feb 2021 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Google Amazon Seo Technical-writing Adding last modified timestamps to content http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/Ukt6r_wSoBo/ API documentation quality checklist article was published. This was embarrassing to me because printing timestamps on pages was one of the quality characteristics in the checklist. So I decided to add last-modified timestamps to every page. Unfortunately, this is a much harder task than it initially seems.]]> Mon, 15 Feb 2021 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Technical-writing 10 observations after using my API documentation checklist in a real scenario http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/93xfK7eHMRs/ here). In this section, I noted that my perspective is more evolving and experiential, which was good to note because when I tried to actually use the checklist, I realized a few shortcomings that I needed to address. Here are my 10 observations.]]> Mon, 15 Feb 2021 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Technical-writing Product overviews -- a tricky space where documentation and marketing overlap http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/iMus-t_aKQA/ Wed, 03 Feb 2021 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Technical-writing Q&A about Xeditor -- online XML editor -- with founder Matthias Kraus http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/0oOYVW7Z280/ Xeditor, a CMS editor for XML content. In this post, I follow up about Xeditor with a Q&A with the founder, Matthias Kraus. The exchange here goes in-depth about Xeditor's origins, audience, latest enhancements, roadmap, and more.]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2021 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Cms Xeditor Technical-writing Matthias Kraus Writing a one-pager to pitch a doc idea https://ffeathers.wordpress.com/2021/01/08/writing-a-one-pager-to-pitch-a-doc-idea/ Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:57:18 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Technical Communication Technical Documentation Technical Writing Design Doc Doc Plan Documentation Plan One-pager How to conduct a walkthrough of a doc plan or design doc https://ffeathers.wordpress.com/2021/01/07/how-to-conduct-a-walkthrough-of-a-doc-plan-or-design-doc/ Wed, 06 Jan 2021 13:07:42 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Technical Communication Technical Documentation Technical Writing Design Doc Doc Plan Documentation Plan Document Walkthrough The power of a doc plan or design doc https://ffeathers.wordpress.com/2021/01/06/the-power-of-a-doc-plan-or-design-doc/ Tue, 05 Jan 2021 12:55:39 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Technical Communication Technical Documentation Technical Writing Design Doc Doc Plan Documentation Plan Online class on technical writing principles https://ffeathers.wordpress.com/2021/01/05/online-class-on-technical-writing-principles/ Mon, 04 Jan 2021 23:29:10 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Google Seo APAC Technical Writing My goals for 2021 -- remain open to new ideas and experiences http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/gwRK_qcXOVA/ latest episode of Cherryleaf lists goals that technical writers have for 2021. Rather than just listing each response, Ellis reads these responses while walking in some historic setting and peppers in historical asides to break up the responses.]]> Sun, 27 Dec 2020 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Ellis Ellis Pratt Cherryleaf Technical-writing Goals for 2021 -- surviving versus thriving http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/gwRK_qcXOVA/ latest episode of Cherryleaf lists goals that technical writers have for 2021. Rather than just listing each response, Ellis reads these responses while walking in some historic setting and peppers in historical asides to break up the responses.]]> Sun, 27 Dec 2020 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Ellis Ellis Pratt Cherryleaf Technical-writing Cherryleaf collects tech writer goals for 2021 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/gwRK_qcXOVA/ latest episode of Cherryleaf lists goals that technical writers have for 2021. Rather than just listing each response, Ellis reads these responses while walking in some historic setting and peppers in historical asides to break up the responses.]]> Sun, 27 Dec 2020 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Ellis Ellis Pratt Cherryleaf Technical-writing Moving to Seattle and making housing decisions using virtual tools http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/xM9TYP6aUv8/ Fri, 11 Dec 2020 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Texas California Seo Silicon Valley Seattle Technical-writing Moving to Seattle and buying a home virtually http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/RqTzzWmYzhU/ Fri, 11 Dec 2020 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs California Seo Silicon Valley Seattle Technical-writing Job transition: from Amazon to Google http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/M4YmHz6rwcA/ Thu, 03 Dec 2020 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Google Amazon Seo Seattle Bay Area SUNNYVALE Technical-writing New API course article: Processes for changing internal doc culture http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/BUoMexDoBWg/ Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Technical-writing New API course article: Processes for external contributors http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/ReknTXTiqjs/ Thu, 26 Nov 2020 09:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Technical-writing The story behind Document360 -- podcast with founder Saravana Kumar http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/at7ZWV0M4Q4/ previous post, I explored how Document360, a new cloud-based documentation platform, handles API documentation scenarios. This time, I decided to record a podcast with Saravana Kumar, founder of Document360, to get the behind-the-scenes story about how Document360 came about, what's driving their fast pace of development, and their roadmap for the future.]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2020 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Podcasts Writing Seo Stitcher Technical-writing Saravana Kumar Soothing Musings: A new way of communicating https://ffeathers.wordpress.com/2020/11/14/soothing-musings-a-new-way-of-communicating/ Fri, 13 Nov 2020 18:19:55 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Videos Seo Sarah Technical Writing Soothing Musings with Sarah What should we teach Support staff about technical writing? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CherryleafTechnicalAuthorsBlog/~3/WM4ghuTVgSs/ [[ For the full article, see http://www.cherryleaf.com/blog.htm]]]]> Wed, 11 Nov 2020 04:04:08 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Support Training Seo Technical Writing Podcast 96: Heroic Technical Writing, with Bart Leahy http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CherryleafTechnicalAuthorsBlog/~3/F1LkpPuJuTE/ [[ For the full article, see http://www.cherryleaf.com/blog.htm]]]]> Fri, 23 Oct 2020 08:21:54 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Podcast Book Seo Technical Writing Bart Leahy Top tip for breaking writer’s block https://ffeathers.wordpress.com/2020/09/20/top-tip-for-breaking-writers-block/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 20:22:21 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Writer's Block Technical Writing Live streaming with StreamYard to record presentation and webcam view https://ffeathers.wordpress.com/2020/09/12/live-streaming-with-streamyard-to-record-presentation-and-webcam-view/ Sat, 12 Sep 2020 00:27:01 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Videos Youtube Seo Sarah Live Streaming Technical Communication Technical Writing Video Recording Presentation Recording Soothing Musings with Sarah Playing a product design role as a content designer -- podcast with Jonathon Colman http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/ZNo7QOMVM-c/ Mon, 24 Aug 2020 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Podcasts Writing Seo Intercom Jonathon Colman Stitcher Technical-writing Webinar -- Optimizing Content Development: Grow Your Content Faster Than You Grow Your Team http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TomJohnson/~3/OkCHsJv2c_s/ Optimizing Content Development: Grow Your Content Faster Than You Grow Your Team, with Paul Gustafson and Megan Gilhooly on August 5, 2020. A link to the recording is now available.]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2020 03:00:00 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Seo Technical-writing Paul Gustafson Megan Gilhooly