Tag Archives: doc-to-help

Where I Stand on DITA

For a blog about the latest trends in technical communication, I’ve been conspicuously silent about DITA, the XML standard for technical documentation that is rapidly becoming the norm in the industry. Tonight I realized that I need to examine more closely where I stand on DITA. Several events prompted this. At my work we have Continue Reading »

Top Technical Communication News for January 2009

Download MP3 (to download, right-click and select Save Target As) Length: 12 min. In this podcast, I cover the top 10 technical communication news items during the past month. This is a different type of podcast than I’ve normally done. The show notes below are excerpts of what I cover, but without any commentary.

Podcast: Help Authoring with Doc-To-Help 2009, Interview with Nicky Bleiel

Download MP3 (to download, right-click and select Save Target As) Length: 35 min. ComponentOne recently released Doc-To-Help 2009, which introduces a complete redesign of their user interface. In this podcast, I talk with Nicky Bleiel, who works for ComponentOne, in depth about Doc-To-Help. Nicky has been a technical communicator for fourteen years and is now Continue Reading »