Re: Tools experience

Subject: Re: Tools experience
From: "Dave C" <davec2468 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Tech Writing" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 04 May 2017 14:20:39 -0700

Chris Morton wrote:

Had it been me, I would have downloaded the free 30-day trial of FM and used Adobe *FM Classroom In a Book* to brush up.

Yes, had done that. Cramming as if in collegeâ

I also would have taken a quickie course in DITA, and I would have armed myself with at least a basic idea of current CMSes in use.

Scriptoriumâs DITA YouTube vids are proving quite useful.

Even here in Tech Valley, although I know HTTP, have documented many things these past 25 years, and have a nominal background in coding, I can't get a gig documenting REST APIs. (Admittedly, part of that is I'm not a
foosball-playing, 28-year old craft-beer brewer with a perpetual two-day growth and odoriferous hoodie who thinks that working in a cavernous echo chamber is spiffy-keeno.)

Thank Heaven doc writers are a different breedâ

Dave
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