1. Teaching Technological Adaptability to Bridge the Gap (Guest post by Melonie McMichael)

  2. Combatting the "Make-It-Pretty" Philosophy: Technical Writers Fight Back (Guest post by Emily January Petersen)

  3. Results from my Academic/Practitioner Attitudes surveys now available

  4. The relationship between academics and practitioners — Podcast with Kirk St. Amant

  5. Reducing the complexity of technical language (new article in Simplifying Complexity series)

  6. Random reflections on the throwaway mentality in our culture

  7. Thoughts on docs-as-code after 3 years -- it works!

  8. A short survey to measure academic/practitioner attitudes

  9. 10 ways technical writing is just like the World Cup

  10. Guest post from Una Cogavin: A Review of MadCap Flare 2018 and MadCap Central May 2018 Release

  11. Evaluating the user experience of documentation -- Podcast with Bob Watson

  12. Non-Reference Content section updated in API course

  13. Hiding Complexity -- A new Simplifying Complexity article

  14. New article in Simplifying Complexity: Reconstructing the absent user

  15. The reason I always find time to write on this blog

  16. Stoplight -- creating a single source of truth to drive the API lifecycle

  17. My site now has Algolia search integrated

  18. Replaced the previous weather API example in my API course to now use OpenWeatherAPI

  19. Do you have to relocate to an urban tech hub to find a technical writing job?

  20. Strategies from pickup basketball -- Why you shouldn't guard the worst player or focus too much on the documentation no one reads

  21. New Simplifying Complexity article on shaping information into familiar schemas, especially story

  22. A Review of the MadWorld Conference -- guest post by Jayna Locke

  23. New article on Simplifying Complexity: Reduction, layering, and distillation as a strategy for simplicity

  24. The math game my daughter and her friend created with Codesters

  25. What can we learn from the homogenous profiles in the Stack Overflow 2018 survey?

  26. WTD podcast episode 14: Humanizing your documentation

  27. Recording of API documentation workshop in Denver

  28. Guest post: The story behind DocToolHub, a site for finding tech comm tools

  29. Recording of Docs-as-code tools and workflows presentation

  30. Recording of STC San Francisco presentation: Beyond mere endpoint reference — the overlooked content in API documentation

  31. New article in Simplifying Complexity -- Ensuring information harmony in the larger documentation landscape

  32. Perspectives on tech comm from the VP Candidates — Q&A with Pam Brewer

  33. Perspectives on tech comm from the VP Candidates — Q&A with Ben Woelk

  34. Recording of OpenAPI and Swagger presentation (for STC and WTD San Diego)

  35. Two open-ended surveys to gauge practitioner/academic attitudes

  36. New Simplifying complexity tutorial: Discoverability through metadata

  37. New section on my site: Simplifying complexity

  38. WTD Episode 13: Postman for API development and docs — Interview with Postman Founder

  39. Recording of WTD South Bay presentation: Publishing tools for API documentation

  40. Unexpected realizations after a comprehensive review of my 2017 site metrics

  41. New STC Intercom article: How to Research What You Need to Learn to Be Successful as a Technical Writer

  42. What technical writing trends will we see in 2018?


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