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The parson mug prize draw #5. Congratulations to the winners

In which country was the parson mug photographed, we asked at the beginning of December. more ...

RDF is not XML – RDF serialization and iiRDS metadata

The world of technical writing loves XML. Its document type definitions are the foundation of structured authoring. XML and the underlying schemas structure the content of our information products. The benefits are twofold. Content is consistently structured and easy to read. Authors have an easier time writing the content. The structure provides guidelines for authoring. more ...

The parson mug prize draw #5

It is winter in Hamburg and Christmas is right around the corner. Meanwhile, the parson mug gets to enjoy the sun! more ...

How to become a technical writer – Confessions of a former translator

A former translator, I worked the first seven years of my professional life in the translation industry, in various positions. While I learned a lot from this experience, it also left me, as a writer, frustrated. Translators are chained to their source text and writing the words of others in another language, usually focusing on what their clients want. more ...

tekom impressions part 2: API documentation and the VUKA world

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tekom Conference 2014: Day 1

Our first day in Stuttgart: We have arrived at the exhibition grounds. Everything looks newer and in better shape compared to the old site in Wiesbaden.

Even the tekom is more modern: Our IDs are scanned, those lunch stickers have disappeared, and all talks get immediately reviewed on the Internet. Still, the new venue feels a little unfamiliar, and we often get lost trying to find our rooms. Let's see whether we like Stuttgart as well as Wiesbaden at the end of this conference.

You can find information on our tekom talks and tutorials here.

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