TechWhirl: Technical Communication Recap for July 6, 2012

Subject: TechWhirl: Technical Communication Recap for July 6, 2012
From: TechWhirl Admin <admin -at- techwhirl -dot- com>
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Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2012 11:27:33 -0400

*This week’s update on technical communication and the TechWhirl community
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With the US celebration of Independence Day comes another American
tradition—baseball’s All Star Break. That period between July 4th and the
“Midsummer Classic” that pits the stars of the American League against
those of the National League. Baseball fans get to vote on who the All
Stars will be each year, and the game is accompanied by hoopla of involving
fans and sponsors, the inevitable seventh inning stretch, and the partaking
of mass quantities of hot dogs, peanuts, and various adult beverages.

TechWhirl presents its own All Star Break, in which we bring back the top
five posts of 2012, as “voted” on by our global audience of technical
communicators who’ve clicked the appropriate links and read through the
mass quantities of great content relevant to how we practice technical

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the content, feel free to post comments or
start a new thread on the email discussion
You’re on your own for the hot dogs and beer. Have a great weekend.

-The gang at TechWhirl
In Case You Missed it: This Week @ TechWhirl

*New features and articles on <>**

- Tech Writer This Week for July 5, by Craig Cardimon |

2012 All Stars

- It’s Time for a New Doctrine of Technical Communications, by Mark
Baker |
- Building E-Books: A Tool Overview for Technical Writer, by Keith
Soltys |
- Ten Steps to Make Your Technical Translation Project a Success, by
Dorothee Racette|
- The Storyboard: An Outline for Visual Technical Communications, by
Greg Larsen
- Pinterest: My Mother, Content Strategy and Technical Communications,
by Jacquie Samuels |

*Tech Comm News on <>*

- WebWorks ePublisher Releases White Paper on Responsive UX Design |

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