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Personas

Hypothetical users with different characteristics and behavior who represent a certain user group. Personas are applied in user-centered design and often used in product and software development and strongly support the user's point of view.

PI-Mod

Freely available information model that provides XML structures for modular user and service documentation and supports flexible assembly of documents. Mainly used in the mechanical engineering and plant construction industry and sectors linked with it. Can be easily integrated into content management systems.

Programmer's guide

Documentation type in software engineering with  conceptual information about the product and the architecture of an API or framework, descriptions of programming tasks (recipes), and programming examples.

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