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Quality content is tip-toeing to the front lines as something that's not only valuable for users, but to contributors as well. If good docs can help new users learn your software, it also can help new contributors get involved with your open source project.
0 comments Posted 25 Aug 2015 by Mikey Ariel (Red Hat) Feed
Nigel Babu offers 10 tips for taking your project's documentation to the next level.
2 comments Posted 28 Jul 2015 by Nigel Babu Feed
Reporting from OSCON 2015, Nicole Engard offers an overview of a keynote from Una Kravets, who spoke about ways open source communities can recruit designers to enhance their projects.
4 comments Posted 27 Jul 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
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Learn about the benefits of applying DevOps principles to open source documentation.
0 comments Posted 22 Jul 2015 by Mikey Ariel (Red Hat) Feed
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How does OpenStack merge over 900 documentation changes in less than three months? We treat docs like code and continuously publish reviewed content from multiple git repositories.
1 comment Posted 15 Jul 2015 by Anne Gentle Feed
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Holding a successful doc sprint requires some thought and planning. Here are five lessons learned from years of both organizing sprints and observing other people's sprints at Open Help.
0 comments Posted 9 Jul 2015 by Shaun McCance Feed
Top 5 articles of the week, pink stars
This week, Opensource.com began two new series. A couple from our OSCON speaker interview series made it into the Top 5 this week, but none quite hit the mark from our Mid-Year series. The Mid-Year series is comprised of some fun roundups, so here's the full collection for your reading pleasure.... Read more
0 comments Posted 3 Jul 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Translating documentation takes time and effort, but not nearly as much as starting over from scratch. With a few tips, you can streamline the translation process and get readable, useful results.
4 comments Posted 1 Jul 2015 by Greg Pittman Feed
Which came first, the program or the documentation? Therein lies the dilemma.
1 comment Posted 29 Jun 2015 by David Both Feed
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In part one of a three-part series, we explore how to apply content strategy principles to technical documentation, so that we can create the right content, for the right users, and deliver it to them at the right place and at the right time.
4 comments Posted 25 Jun 2015 by Mikey Ariel (Red Hat) Feed

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