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Plerd: A Dropbox-friendly Markdown blog platform
Written in Perl, Plerd can be told to watch a Dropbox-synched directory with the plerdwatcher daemon, which will republish files as it sees changes.
1 comment Posted 22 Jan 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
Six non-code opportunities for contributing to open source software code and communities.
6 comments Posted 20 Jan 2016 by Safia Abdalla Feed
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In this interview, Dru Lavigne explains how Sphinx is different from other open source solutions, and what kinds of projects should consider migrating their docs.  
1 comment Posted 18 Jan 2016 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
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We look at the 7 rules for writing world class technical documentation and which projects are getting it right.
4 comments Posted 11 Jan 2016 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
When I talk to college students who are working on their first open source projects, the message I emphasize over and over and (yes, one more time) over again is the importance of working openly. And yet, as I discovered myself while writing this post, working openly is harder than it sounds.
4 comments Posted 17 Dec 2015 by Gina Likins (Red Hat) Feed
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Learn how three tests can help you improve the readability of your documentation.
8 comments Posted 4 Nov 2015 by Laura Novich (Red Hat) Feed
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Steven Ovadia takes a look at AsciiDoc, an alternative to markdown.
6 comments Posted 16 Oct 2015 by Steven Ovadia Feed
Six tips for tech writers from Stephen King.
4 comments Posted 7 Oct 2015 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
Jane Austen book page
This article is for the English majors, the bookworms, the lovers of literature, and the people with humanities backgrounds who sometimes struggle with the question, "Do you ever use your liberal arts degree?" If you ever write code, the answer is yes.
4 comments Posted 6 Oct 2015 by Lacey Williams Henschel Feed
How do you know when your documentation needs screenshots? Ben Cotton shares some helpful tips.
3 comments Posted 24 Sep 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed

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