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Check if or check that? Or: Have you tried turning if off and on again?

How often do we read or write that we should check something? Example: "Check if the computer is connected to power." Clear message, no misunderstanding. But what if it says: "Check that the computer is connected to power." more ...

Ten questions for Ines Lasch, intern at parson

Ines Lasch just finished her vocational training as a technical writer and is doing an eight-week internship at parson. We asked her ten questions. more ...

Vocational Training for Technical Communicators. How Does it Work?

Anja Schiel, trainee, and Ulrike Parson, CEO of parson AG, offer their insights into the vocational training for technical communicators. more ...

Make Technical Documentation Intelligent - From Content Management to Content Delivery

In this article, Martin Kreutzer and Ulrike Parson describe how you fill content-delivery portals with intelligent information so that users quickly get the right answers to their questions. more ...

parson's mentoring program

You sent the job application and the interview went well. Now comes your first day at work. Everything is strange: colleagues whose names you immediately forget, business processes, the ERP system. Even the coffee machine doesn't work right away. And where was that meeting room again? more ...

Frank Ralf's Eclipse Tutorial Now Availabe for Download

How do you persuade software engineers to write technical documentation? By letting them stay in their (development) environment.

eclipse 800x188The integrated development environment Eclipse offers several tools, which not oly help software engineers create software documentation. They also make the work of technical writers easier. At the tekom conference 2014, Frank Ralf presented some of these tools: Javadoc, Mylyn WikiText, IBM Information Architecture Workbench, and oXygen.

Eclipse WikiText Konvertierung

You can download Frank Ralf's tekom presentation right here.

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