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Visualize It! tcworld Conference workshop invitation

Creating an instructional image or a graphic for the software documentation must be a simple and easy task. There are tools dedicated to that purpose, where the web designers have already created templates with the images your customers would use to better understand a concept or a task. It is so...

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Graphics and Images in Software Documentation

“I am tired of hearing my documentation is hard to read and understand!” What if you could make professional looking graphics, using no-sweat tools to deliver simplicity in consuming software documentation? Hi, I’m Jordan Stanchev. Years ago, I was terrified every time in my documentation...

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Common Mistakes in Technical Writing. #3 The Stephen King Syndrome

#3 Having the Stephen King Syndrome Do you know that there are novelty type of writers who just sit down and write a whole book just like that! They write and write and in two days they produce a whole novel! According to Wikipedia, Stephen King is famous for doing that! Great, isn’t it? But...

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Common Mistakes in Technical Writing. #2 Taking out the bricks of the structured writing!

#2 Taking out the bricks of the structured writing! Have you ever tried to play the game of Jenga – the falling tower? In this game you have short wooden blocks. You put them one over the other, to build a high and stable tower. Once ready, each player take turns to remove the blocks one of the...

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Common Mistakes in Technical Writing. #1 Writing it Like a Song!

I’ve been checking recently how my students are doing. And what could I do to make it easier for you to do better documentation. I’ve been checking the final work that has been sent to me for review by those of you who have completed a course. I will collect some of the common mistakes I see, so...

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Is Project Management for YOU?!

Jim and John lived in the same neighborhood. Both of them were technical writers. Jim was excellent in his job and was making great career progress. He was working on the most changing projects, and he was learning. John was also a great technical writer. But did not care to advance his job. He...

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tcworld Conference - 2019 Program

The program for the largest technical communicators conference in the world is now live! Choosing from 250 presentations is hard! But do take a look at the workshops that JPDocu leading instructor will deliver:

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Technical Writing Courses in the Beginner Favorites List - 2019!

Which are beginner technical writer's favorites? Well, according to Udemy, 5 out of 6 courses from JPDocu School of Technical Writing are on that list already! See it yourself: https://www.udemy.com/topic/technical-writing/ Yes, and let's not forget the bestseller list too: Help us bring...

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A recap of Evolution of TC conference - Sofia, Bulgaria, 2019

It’s raining. In Bulgaria, it’s raining cats and dogs! What a strange weather for this time of the year! It makes you want to get home and sit somewhere, where it is dry and just listen to the rain drops… But you know, it doesn’t work like that! Instead, the last 2 days, I had to find a dry...

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How to Purchase a Ticket for the Bus in Sofia?

How to purchase the ticket from the bus driver in Sofia, Bulgaria? To use public transportation in Sofia, Bulgaria, you need to purchase a single-person ticket. This ticket costs 1.60 BGN. You buy it from the driver. If you carry a larger bag or you have a dog or a bike with you, in addition,...

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