Whether you’ve accidentally stumbled into this field or have purposefully selected technical writing to be your career, Krista Van Laan’s The Insider’s Guide to Technical Writing is a handy reference book to keep in your drawer.
As a beginner tech writer, I found this book (which I was given to review) supremely useful in giving [...]
Congratulations to XML Press authors Anne Gentle (@annegentle) and Char James-Tanny (@CharJTF) for being recognized by MindTouch as being among the Top Ten Tech Comm Influencers in 2011.
It’s also great to see XML Press (@xmlpress), Sarah Maddox (@sarahmaddox), Alan Porter (@alanjporter), and Richard Hamilton (@richardhamilton) on MindTouch’s list of 401 Tech Comm Influencers. [...]
In February, 2012, we will be publishing Confluence, Tech Comm, Chocolate by Sarah Maddox. If you want to know how to use a wiki for technical documentation (and you like chocolate), this is the book for you.
Sarah Maddox is well-known in the technical communication community for her widely read blog (ffeathers) and for [...]
DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide was published by O’Reilly Media today. The book, authored by Norman Walsh, Chair of the DocBook Technical Committee of OASIS, is the official reference for the standard and includes information about all of the elements and attributes, along with many examples.
One of the most widely used XML [...]