Re: Question from a re-virginized newbie

Subject: Re: Question from a re-virginized newbie
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:09:42 -0800

What tools were you familiar with last time around?

I'm not sure you need to spend money on training. Adobe and MadCap
have 30-day free trials. You can buy a 10-user copy of Confluence for

The books in Adobe's Classroom in a Book series are sometimes quite good.

It's useful to be able to read and edit HTML and CSS at a fairly advanced level.

On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 10:25 AM, W. Michael Webster <getmike72 -at- me -dot- com> wrote:
> Hello all! I was a tech writer for 8 years before becoming a stay home dad for the last 5. I am venturing back into the field, rust in tow. My question is as follows: I have a limited amount of $ to spend on training, so given where the industry is headed, what utilit(ies) training should I pursue?
Doc-To-Help: new website, content widgets, and an output that works on any screen.

Learn more:


You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online magazine at

Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public email archives @


Question from a re-virginized newbie: From: W. Michael Webster

Previous by Author: Re: Are Tech Writers Valid anymore Re: ghost town
Next by Author: Re: Question from a re-virginized newbie
Previous by Thread: Re: Question from a re-virginized newbie
Next by Thread: Re: Question from a re-virginized newbie

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads