Re: Designing online help - book suggestions?

Subject: Re: Designing online help - book suggestions?
From: Gregory P Sweet <gps03 -at- health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us>
To: tech2wr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, techwr-l-bounces+gps03=health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2012 11:39:44 -0400

I've always liked Building Enhanced HTML Help with DHTML & CSS ISBN:
Its focus is skewed toward MS HTML Help Workshop and compiled HTML Help,
but the design portions are universal and it does provide a solid look at
what goes into a help system.

> > One of the weak points of the program (as far as I'm concerned) is
> there is no design and best practices class.
> >
> > I found a book on Designing and Writing Online Documentation by
> Bill Horton, but it was last updated in 1994. Surely there is
> something more recent, with more modern and current best practices?

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