1. Various Site updates: Added third column with dynamic sidebar, and more

  2. Question: Where are API documentation jobs for technical writers located?

  3. API doc survey: Authoring tools preferred by API documentation writers

  4. Learning how developers think, and other API doc insights: Podcast with Joe Malin

  5. API doc survey: The most common programming languages tech writers know

  6. API doc survey: The most popular type of APIs that technical writers document

  7. Getting a job in API documentation: Podcast with Andrew Davis

  8. I need your responses to my API Documentation Survey

  9. Authoring tools for startups -- Guest post by Vinish Garg

  10. Podcast download stats kind of mind-blowing

  11. DITA: Glossary terms and acronyms

  12. Convert Markdown Content to DITA in 20 seconds

  13. The Upcoming TC Camp Unconference and my morning API workshop

  14. Upcoming API Workshop with Sarah Maddox

  15. Tech comm on a map: See all the tech comm groups, meetups, conferences, events, and consultants on a Google map

  16. Dynamic content filtering with OxygenXML's webhelp output

  17. Add a mini-TOC to your OxygenXML webhelp topics

  18. Impressions from my first Write the Docs meetup

  19. The Evolution of Technical Writing

  20. Flat file systems versus database models for help

  21. The Author Experience -- Interview with Rick Yagodich

  22. Simplifying DITA authoring by using a Markdown to HTML to DITA workflow

  23. API and SDK documentation: Notes from Ed Marshall's Workshop at Information Development World

  24. Slides and recording for "Perfecting the audio narration in instructional video" at Info Dev World

  25. Upcoming presentation at #InfoDevWorld: "Perfecting the Audio Narration in Instructional Videos"

  26. DocOps: Interview with Jim Turcotte

  27. API Doc presentation slides and recording (San Francisco STC chapter)

  28. Import DITA's XHTML Output into WordPress

  29. Outside the tech comm tool bubble, there is a wide, wide world

  30. Why developers will never adopt DITA

  31. Two major Confluence problems: poor content re-use and lack of wiki markup

  32. Using collapsible sections to bring tasks and concepts together (DITA)

  33. Foreword to Developing User Assistance for Mobile Apps, 2nd Edition

  34. Adding code comments through a sliding jQuery Sidr panel (DITA)

  35. STC Intercom Issue Entirely Dedicated to API Documentation

  36. Using WordPress natively for single source publishing and conditional content

  37. Upcoming presentation in downtown San Francisco: Publishing strategies for API documentation

  38. Challenges in using WordPress for publishing DITA content

  39. Thirteen life hacks

  40. Author in DITA, publish with WordPress

  41. Woes of conditional text and topichead elements (DITA best practices)

  42. Benefits of tool diversity, part II

  43. Is tool fragmentation in tech comm a good thing?

  44. Reviewing draft DITA content with subject matter experts: 6 essential points

  45. My DITA quick reference guide (QRG)

  46. Book Review: The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt

  47. Writing documentation in an interactive world: Some thoughts on using easyDITA and OxygenXML

  48. The part of the brain you should listen to when writing

  49. Content Re-use is so much better with DITA (and esp. with OxygenXML)

  50. Strategies for content re-use in Confluence

  51. 10 technical writing principles to live by

  52. Information Development World and the Customer Experience -- A Podcast with Scott Abel and Val Swisher

  53. Introduction to API documentation: Interview with Scot Marvin

  54. Started a new job

  55. Lessons learned as a novice API technical writer -- Interview with Mary Linderman (podcast)

  56. The future of tech comm is developer doc

  57. Creating code samples for API/SDK documentation (webinar recording, slides, and audio)

  58. How to embed looping videos on your web page

  59. My Intercom article on gamification and user engagement

  60. Recording of my STC Sacramento presentation -- Why users can't find answers in help material

  61. What does DITA-structured help look like?

  62. Complex tools versus simple tools

  63. Upcoming webinar: Creating code samples for API/SDK documentation

  64. DITA: Nested subheadings and the concept element

  65. DITA: Limitations with the chunk="to-content" attribute in relationship tables

  66. DITA hierarchical links, related links, short descriptions, and one-folder organization

  67. DITA: Why DITA, metadata, working in code and author views, and relationship tables

  68. DITA: Folder hierarchy, conref, mapref, and more

  69. My DITA journey begins

  70. The need for robust tech comm authoring tools

  71. Strategies for using links with DITA

  72. STC Chapter provides lavish "all expenses paid" outing to San Diego zoo for members

  73. Now that debts are paid off, plan to travel the world for a year, documenting things

  74. Dita Von Teese to give keynote at DITA North America 2014 Conference

  75. New hot coals event to be highlight at Lavacon conference

  76. The Content Wrangler Announces New 52 Mini-Conference Model

  77. Using metadata to control online navigation through portlets

  78. Writing skills versus technical skills, or, What I realized in solving a Sudoku puzzle

  79. soap! A new conference for technical writers in Poland

  80. Do I need to take courses in technical writing? Guest post by Laura Palmer

  81. Videos and reflections from the 2014 Intelligent Content Conference

  82. Tobi Crabtree on Virtual Agents (Intelligent Content 2014)

  83. Val Swisher on Translation Without Borders at Intelligent Content 2014

  84. Noz Urbina on The Biological Imperative for Intelligent Content (Intelligent Content 2014)

  85. Mark Baker on Every Page Is Page One (Intelligent Content 2014)

  86. Rahel Bailie on the Language of Content Strategy (Intelligent Content 2014)

  87. Don Day on Connecting Intelligent Content with Micropublishing (Intelligent Content 2014)

  88. Theresa Putkey on Diagnosing and Solving Content Problems (Intelligent Content 2014)

  89. Kyle Wiens on gamification and iFixit / Dozuki at Intelligent Content 2014

  90. Sarah O'Keefe on The Many Facets of Content Strategy (Intelligent Content 2014)

  91. Marcia Riefer Johnston on Writing (Intelligent Content 2014)

  92. Tom Johnson on Blogging (Intelligent Content 2014)

  93. Writers needed for Intercom issue on API documentation

  94. A simple way to write, edit, and publish documentation online using Google Docs and Markdown

  95. How can we know something that is totally unfamiliar to us?

  96. An argument for complexity rather than simplicity in technical communication

  97. Gamification and user engagement in e-learning and documentation

  98. Will structure and style make documentation processes less costly?

  99. Growing trends for APIs and my favorite resources to learn technical information

  100. Upcoming interviews at the Intelligent Content Conference

  101. Single-page docs versus "Click Insanity"

  102. Upcoming presentation to Sacramento STC Chapter on Jan 16

  103. Tips for writing code comments in developer documentation

  104. Recording of STC Berkeley presentation on why users can't find answers in help

  105. DITA's output does not require separation of tasks from concepts

  106. The appeal of DITA

  107. Upcoming API Workshop in San Jose on Feb 8, 2014

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