Six tips for tech writers from Stephen King.
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.
How do you know when your documentation needs screenshots? Ben Cotton shares some helpful tips.
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.
Nigel Babu offers 10 tips for taking your project's documentation to the next level.
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.
Learn about the benefits of applying DevOps principles to open source documentation.
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.
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.
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