RE: Have to know Programming to be able to write about it? -- YES

Subject: RE: Have to know Programming to be able to write about it? -- YES
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbri -at- haestad -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 16:26:30 -0500


Yes.

Use those skills with your authoring tools.

Cheers,

Sean

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Sean Brierley
Software Documentation Specialist
Haestad Methods
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-----Original Message-----
From: Jan Henning [mailto:henning -at- r-l -dot- de]
Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2003 4:24 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: Re: Have to know Programming to be able to write about it? --
NO



> The student wondered if it was necessary to take programming in
> addition to
> a technical communication program.

It depends on what you mean by "writing about programming". If you want
to write about APIs, programming tools, developments systems, etc. at
least some programming experience is, if not required, at least very
desirable.

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