Tech Comm

Course+Class: The best and fastest way to get your training

Announcement: The primary delivery for Tech Comm Tools training is Course+Class. This method combines the immediate access of a self-paced online course with the personal attention you get in a live class. Put another way, it combines the in-depth topics in my online courses with the high-touch experience of my virtual instructor-led training, which includes…

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Producing Pixel-Perfect PDF

FrameMaker gives you access to two separate PDF creation workflows. Both workflows support online or print-oriented delivery, and easily manage structured or unstructured content. And both workflows are fully customizable, allowing you to easily produce PDF output on the fly.

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STC Technical Summit

Will you be in Washington, D.C. for the 2017 STC Technical Communication Summit? I’ll be doing a number of events while I’m there, and would love to see you in person. Here’s an overview: Adobe Tech Comm Tools Certificate Workshop  Free event, no conference registration required, and free lunch for participants. Sunday May 7, 2017…

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FAR 2.0 is released

This morning I discovered that FAR 2.o was released in Feb 2016. FAR is one of those great tools that you might not need to use every day, but that can save gobs of time for you when you do need it. I love this example from the FAR download page: Recently I used regular expressions…

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Content management system

Choosing a CMS, or content management system

What’s the best content management system? Easy question, but as with most things, not an easy answer. As with most things, the more sophisticated the audience, the more sophisticated the answer. Here are a few of the major things to consider when creating a CMS. Once you add context to your organization’s needs, you’ll be in a…

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