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5 Writing Tricks That Will Keep Readers With Short Attention Spans Interested

bluebudgie / Pixabay<p>Ask any copywriter to name their biggest challenge today, and ten to one will tell you it’s writing for the ever-shrinking …

Customers

What is Gamification?

Player-Centred Design: Moving Beyond User-Centred Design for Gamification<p>We’ve all come to think in terms of user-centred design over the years. It’s …

Azure Notebooks are 2 years old how are they being used in academia?

In a few weeks time I will be speaking at Jupytercon about the use of Azure Notebooks within education. As part of my preparation I thought it was a …

How to Create a Client Onboarding Process and Set Expectations

What do you do when a conversation leads to a new client relationship? Is it a smooth process from one step to another, or are clients frequently …

Writing with Markdown for Better Content & HTML: Why & How To - Whiteboard Friday

Content creation is hard enough without adding bad HTML into the mix. Echoing his recent talk at MozCon, we're excited to welcome Ian Lurie from …

Web Development

Study: Edtech startups must prioritize student data privacy

(Getty Images)<p>Edtech startups need to shift attention to dynamic, comprehensive privacy practices and public-facing communications, a new study …

Startups

API Documentation

Getting Started with the GIPHY API<p>Congratulations, you've made the first step toward supercharging your project or app with the power of …

Apps

Neural Nets in the Browser: Why Not?

We keep seeing more and more Tensor Flow neural network projects. We also keep seeing more and more things running in the browser. You don’t have to …

Program that repairs programs: how to achieve 78.3 percent precision in automated program repair

August 4, 2017 | By Microsoft blog editor<p><i>By Lily Sun, Research Program Manager of Microsoft Research Asia</i><p>In February 2017, Microsoft and Cambridge …

Artificial Intelligence

Editorial & Graphic Design: Everyone, El Salvador

The mighty folks from Toronto-based Underline Studio have partnered with the Salvadoran human rights organization, Asociación Pro-Búsqueda. To create …

Graphic Design

Effective Technical Writing in GitHub

Delivering short and precise documents quickly is a key asset for DevOps. Nowdays, hosting code in GitHub is not only fancy, but also overwhelming. …

6 Tips For Online Documentation Design

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — best technical writing tool<p>Today I’d like to give a review of the article I came across recently. …

If your product isn’t documented it doesn’t exist

If I asked you to tell me about your product’s documentation right now you would probably find someone else to talk to instead. It’s not exactly the …

10 Types Of Writing For eLearning

When I started counting the types of writing that are potentially required to produce an online course, I was stunned. I realized that one …

Writing

What is Technical Writing? - Tech Writer Today

Technical writing is sometimes defined as <i>simplifying the complex</i>. Inherent in such a concise and deceptively simple definition is a whole range of …

Professional, Technical Writing

Coming Soon: A new look for our same great content!<p>We're working hard this summer on a redesign of the Purdue OWL. Worry not! Our navigation menu and …

Creative Writing

Clueless About Technical Writing? Get Started With These Essential Tips - Copyblogger

Technical writing is like copywriting’s old, boring uncle.<p>In the communicative garden party that is online content, Copywriting gets everyone a drink …

Why don’t the engineers write? Tips to improve Technical writing for Technical people

Though technology is another word for engineering, most of the engineers face difficulties with technical writing.<p>Technical writing is the technical …

Living the Future of Technical Writing

<i>The amazing adventures and final toolchain of Pro Git, 2nd Edition</i><p>Almost exactly six years ago I was approached by Apress to help out on a book that …

Software Development

iFixit launches Android-only repair page with hundreds of guides, replacement tools, and parts

DIY repair site <i>iFixit</i> has long been a great source of helpful walkthroughs on dismantling and repairing broken Apple devices. And while we often …

UX & Psychology go hand in hand— How Gestalt theory appears in UX design?

Source: iStockIn the age of AI and “Human Centered Machine Learning”, it’s essential that we understand the needs and behaviour of our users. This is …

Playing with Corilla, a new tech writing tool

<b>David Ryan and team have just announced the first beta launch of Corilla, a collaborative publishing tool for technical writers. Huge congrats! This</b> …

Being proficient in technical writing may ruin your letter writer skills

Technical Writing

3 Ways To Create Documentation Color Scheme

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Recently Ugur Akinci, le maître of technical writing and editing, posted an article about color …

Web Design

A List Of Key Technical Writing Blogs

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>T<i>echnical Writing</i> is a writing niche specialized in explaining how things work, and helping others to …

Writing