Coffee and dev docs

Today, I had coffee with Amanda, an Auckland-based tech writer who has had some recent practical experience with developer docs. We exchanged messages through the TechCommNZ (Technical Communicators Association of New Zealand) Slack channel this week and made an instant connection. It was a great meeting. Amanda learned how to document REST APIs by gettingContinue reading “Coffee and dev docs”

Diversify or die

I’ve been a tech writer since 2004. In that time, my sole focus has been producing quality docs for technical and non-technical end-users. Things like online help, training guides, standard operating procedures and disaster recovery plans. For most of the past ten years, I’ve been all about help for non-technical users of software. These areContinue reading “Diversify or die”