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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.

News

Software Documentation. A Strange New World?

The world becomes is becoming more digital and more companies are adding software to their product portfolios. But how do we write documentation for software? more ...

plusmeta and parson become partners

With the digital transformation and Industry 4.0, technical information must become intelligent. The software of our new partner plusmeta analyzes complex content with the help of artificial intelligence and automatically generates associated metadata and semantic structures. more ...

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A Shoe is a Shoe is a Shoe. But a Knot is not Always a Knot.

I'm clumsy and not just a bit. Ask my colleagues, they will confirm it. So it is not surprising that since my childhood I have not been able to tie my shoes properly. more ...

Running in Escheburg

Three parson runners participated in a community running contest in Escheburg, near Hamburg. more ...
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