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Subject:Re: âWhat we need is a developer who can write.â From:Simon North <simonxml -at- gmail -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 9 Oct 2015 17:29:14 +0200
Well, since Craig asked: I can - with various levels of proficiency - code
in Fortran, Algol, Ada, Pascal, C, C++, Modula2, Python, Perl, Lisp,
am an expert in HTML, XML, CSS, HyTime, SGML, XSLT and PostScript. I am
fluent in English (my first native language), French, Dutch and German, and
can manage with Spanish, Italian and Russian. In addition to a postgraduate
qualification in technical writing, I have a higher diploma in electronics
(avionics) and a good understanding of EDA. Oh, and I spent 2 years as a
software quality assurance engineer so I know things like the CMM and Agile
intimately. I can edit sound, video and image files, including authoring
subtitles. I am also good at graphics design and am a usability expert. I
guess that's why I am the documentation manager in the software R&D
On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 5:13 PM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com> wrote:
> Seen on the web: âWhat we need is a developer who can write.â
> Letâs take it as a given that as technical writers, we can write.
> To increase our value, we need to learn addition skills, such as a
> programming language.
> What other skills do you all have?
> Iâll go first. I know basic HTML. I have edited code. I can edit sound and
> image files. A few other things, too.
> Craig Cardimon | Senior Technical Writer
> Marketing Systems Group
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