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Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools
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Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools

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The slides for a presentation I gave at DocTrain East 2008 on Open Source Tools for documentation

The slides for a presentation I gave at DocTrain East 2008 on Open Source Tools for documentation

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  • 1. Creating Quality Content with Open Source Tools Scott Nesbitt
  • 2. A Little Background
  • 3. Clear ConciseConsistent Complete Correct
  • 4. Clear ConciseTechnical writing requires clarity ofexpression and therefore simplicity oflanguage. Consistent  – Bernhard Spudia, ic#code Complete Correct
  • 5. Clear ConciseWriting concisely is not easy.  – Read at squidoo.com Consistent Complete Correct
  • 6. Clear ConciseConsistency makes the documentationand product easier for users tounderstand. Consistent  – Matthew Arnold Stern Complete Correct
  • 7. ClearA mathematical theory is not to be Conciseconsidered complete until you havemade it so clear that you can explain Consistentit to the first man whom you meet onthe street.  – David Hilbert  Complete Correct
  • 8. Clear ConciseIf your content isnt correct, itsworthless   – Aaron Davis, DMN Communications Consistent Complete Correct
  • 9. EditorsDocument Formats Wikis CMSGraphics
  • 10. EditorsDocument Formats Wikis CMSGraphics
  • 11. EditorsDocument Formats Wikis CMSGraphics
  • 12. EditorsDocument Formats Wikis CMSGraphics
  • 13. EditorsDocument Formats Wikis CMSGraphics
  • 14. EditorsDocument Formats Wikis CMSGraphics
  • 15. The tool is not important – Gordon McLean
  • 16. Questions?
  • 17. Resources on the WebWeb site:scottnesbitt.netBlog: weblog.scottnesbitt.netSlideShare repository:www.slideshare.net/scott.nesbitt

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