Web Sites for Tech Writers- Updated List

Subject: Web Sites for Tech Writers- Updated List
From: Gregory Keith <GKeith -at- DELRINA -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 1995 15:36:00 PDT


Okay, so I like lists. My fondness for lists has resulted in a newer version
of this Web site list for tech writers. There are about 60 sites,
concentrated on Windows Help info, HTML and Web site design, HCI resources,
and technical communication web pages. Hope you find it useful.


Gregory Keith
Technical Writer
Symantec/Delrina Canada
Toronto, Ontario
gkeith -at- delrina -dot- com

Web Sites for Technical Communicators

ACM SigDOC Home Page (ACM Special Interest Group for Documentation):

Acronym Web Page: www.ucc.ie/info/net/acronyms/acro.html

Adobe TechNotes WWW Page: http://www.adobe.com/Support/TechNotes.html#tiff

Altura Software (WinHelp/MV to MAC programs):
http://www.altura.com/jordanz/home.html and e-mail quickhelp -at- altura -dot- com or
altura -at- aol -dot- com

American Society of Indexers: http://www.missouri.edu/~libnh/ASI/

Cascadilla Press Web Page (Help Browser):

Computer Literacy Bookshop: http://www.clbooks.com/.

Copyright Info Page: http://www.openmarket.com/copyright/html/lawinfo.html

Creating Copyright Solutions: http://www.openmarket.com/copyright/.

English for Science and Technology Web Page:

Georgia Tech's Graphics, Visualization and Usability Center:

Georgia Tech's Human-Machine Systems Research Center:

Graphics File Formats FAQ:
(Part 1 of 4): General Graphics Format Questions
(Part 2 of 4): Image Conversion and Display Programs
(Part 3 of 4): Where to Get File Format Specifications
(Part 4 of 4): Tips and Tricks of the Trade

HCI - ACM SigCHI Home Page (Provides a collection of links to HCI resources
on the web): http://www.acm.org/sigchi/.

HCI Bibliography Project: ftp://archive.cis.ohio-state.edu/pub/hcibib

HCI Book - Lewis & Rieman's new book on HCI:

HCI Launching Pad: http://hydra.bgsu.edu/HCI

HTML author by InContext (free beta eval version):

HTML Design Introduction: http://www.io.tudelft.nl/www/uiworld/intro.html -
Interaction Design

HTML Development Sites:
http://home.mcom.com/home/how-to-create-web-services, tml

HTML Special Characters: This is an excellent reference for special
characters in html: http://www.primenet.com/~boo/iso-8859-1.html

HTML Web Designer+s Web Page: http://www.mindspring.com/guild/index.html.

HTML Yale - Hypertext/Web dev. guide:
info.med.yale.edu/caim/styleManual_Top.html - www.cmu.edu

HTML/Excel templates: For really cool templates, check out two templates
that export Excel data in table or calendar format to html:

HTML/WWW Design:

HTML/WWW Tip List: http://www.ida.liu.se/labs/aslab/groups/um/hci/tip.html

Icon Source: http://white.nosc.mil/images.html#anchor11

Internet Resources for Technical Communicators:

Internet World HTML Primer:

KNOWware's Home Page:http://www.metainfo.com/knowware/

Lamaura Software (WinHelp Tools and free software):

Macmillan Information SuperLibrary: http://www.mcp.com/, then click or
choose Alpha.

Microsoft Developer Network News May/June 1995: Story on WinHelp 4.0;

Microsoft Network: http://www.msn.net/

New Hacker's Dictionary: http://www.ccil.org/jargon/jargon_toc.html

NewsPage (online news service): More than 25,000 pages refreshed daily from
500 news sources: http://www.newspage.com

OAK Repository (WinHelp files):

Olson Software (WinHelp DLLs, etc):

On-Line Dictionary of Computing (free): http://wombat.doc.ic.ac.uk/

Real Audio: http://www.realaudio.com/

Seamless WEBsite-Law and Legal Resources Page: http://www.seamless.com/

SGML Bibliography, by Robin Cover:http://www.sil.org

SGML Open Industry Consortium Home Page: http://www.sgmlopen.org

STC Central Web Page: http://stc.org (STC WWW site in New York.)

STC Pointers Web Page: http://www-itg.lbl.gov/~jtchew/STC.pointer.pg.shtml

TechComm Web Page at CalPoly - (graduate seminar web project at California
Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo): www.calpoly.edu/~techcomm

Technical and Business Writing Course on the Web:

Technical Communications Web Page by Stephen Schiller:

Technical Writer's Help Desk: http://www.netwizards.com/techwrit

Technical Writing Web Page by Gary Conroy: http://user.itl.net/~gazza/

TECHWR-L FAQ Web Page by Mike Tassano:

Top Ten Ways to Make a Web Site Flop

Windows Help Universe Web Page: http://www.primenet.com/~wai/universe.html

WinHelp - BaDge's Web Page(WinHelp author extraordinaire):

WinHelp - Infosoft's WinHelp demos: ftp://ftp.win.net/winnet/infosoft.
Search /winnet/infosoft/winhelp/demos and /winnet/infosoft/winhelp/kb.

WinHelp World Web Page: http://www.sky.net/~parnote/

WINHLP-L Mailing List Home Page : http://www.humberc.on.ca/~byrnes/winhelp.

Word for Windows Files (inc. WinHelp aids):

WWW Virtual Library: Writers' Resources on the Web:

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