TECHWR-L Premium Jobs, Events, and Announcements

Subject: TECHWR-L Premium Jobs, Events, and Announcements
From: TECHWR-L Listowner <admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com>
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Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 01:05:06 -0700 (MST)


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Thursday, February 11, 2010
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WritersUA: User assistance monthly update from WritersUA

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ANN: 3 Reasons Why You Should Attend MadCap's MadCamp

March 29 - April 1, 2010

MadCap Software is pleased to announce the first MadCamp
training session of 2010. Come join Mike Hamilton, VP of Product
Management for MadCap Software, for a four day intensive
training seminar.

Three reasons to register now:


1. The exclusive four-day training seminar will cover:
- Basic/Intermediate Flare training
http://www.madcapsoftware.com/training/flaretraining.aspx
- Half-day CSS advanced training
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- Half-day Advanced Single-sourcing
http://www.madcapsoftware.com/training/flaretraining.aspx
- Lunch with the MadCap development team
- Exclusive MadCamp attendee giveaways

2. Preview of never-before-seen features and functionality
currently in development:
- See the latest new features and functionality of MadCap Software's
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3. Our corporate office is located in beautiful downtown
La Jolla, CA:
- A five-minute walk to the La Jolla Cove, restaurants and
shopping
- Located just 15 minutes north of downtown San Diego


"I've never rated a course this high before..I have been using
Flare for a little while, but now have the confidence to do a
lot more with it."
-Sue Shutz, Onyx Software



Space is limited. Reserve your seat now! For more information and
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http://www.madcapsoftware.com/training/madcamp.aspx?utm_source=Newslet
ter&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=February&utm_campaign=MadCamp

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WritersUA: User assistance monthly update from WritersUA

* User Assistance Salary Survey Results
* Article: Putting the User in User Assistance
* Article: An Overview of HTML v.5
* UA Conference Discount Deadline
* WritersUA Visits STC Chapters

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User Assistance Salary Survey Results

The results of the 2010 Salary Survey are posted - providing
you with detailed info about UA compensation.
http://www.writersua.com/surveys/salary10/index.html

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Article: Putting the User in User Assistance

Anne Gentle offers a number of innovative ideas for
enabling users to respond and contribute to user assistance.
http://www.writersua.com/articles/user/index.html


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Article: An Overview of HTML v.5

Heather Brautman provides an overview of the emerging HTML 5
standard. How is it different from the current HTML and what
is important for UA professionals to know.
http://www.writersua.com/articles/HTML_5/index.html

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UA Conference Discount Deadline

Save $100 if you register by Saturday, Feb. 13 for the Conference
for Software User Assistance - March 21-24 in Seattle.
http://www.writersua.com/ohc/index.html


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WritersUA Visits STC Chapters

Joe Welinske will be making presentations at:
- San Diego, 2/10: http://www.stc-sd.org/home/home.htm
- Northeast Ohio, 2/11: http://www.neostc.org/calendar/20100211.html
- San Luis Obispo, 2/22: http://slostc.org/events/feb22_2010.html
- Santa Barbara, 2/23: http://www.sbstc.org
- San Gabriel Valley, 2/24: http://www.stcsgv.org


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ANN: Welcome Back EC Software, Continuing TECHWR-L Sponsor

EC Software, located near Salzburg in Austria, is the maker of the
award-winning Help & Manual help authoring and documentation package
and the popular TNT screen capture application. Help & Manual is an
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Other key features of the package include the ability to build
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Originally released in 1997, Help & Manuals unique combination
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documentation departments software developers and professional
help authors everywhere. It is now one of the best selling
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in the corporate world. Users also praise the companys responsive
support and excellent user forum.

Sponsors like EC Software help to keep TECHWR-L going, and we
greatly appreciate them! Please support them in any way that
you can.

Find more information at http://www.helpandmanual.com/ or
http://www.ec-software.com/


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