Planning a Technical Writing Project

Are you planning a technical writing project? As a technical writer or technical writing manager, creating a documentation plan is essential to the success of your next project. A documentation plan is an overview of the entire project from the perspective of a technical writer. This plan is drafted in the early stages of the …

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BILT BY AGASSI & REYES

BILT by Agassi and Reyes: Technical Writing

Develop user manuals for 12 pieces of exercise equipment, including creating a template, writing step-by-step instructions, and generating line drawings from CAD files for each machine.

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The Revenge of Project Killers

What’s worse than Friday the 13th? The sequels. Okay, that was a cheap shot, but now that I have your attention, what’s really worse than Friday the 13th—even worse than having a black cat cross your path under a ladder? Falling prey to superstitious assumptions when we should know better. Before you think we’re talking …

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tech writing best practices

Technical Writing Best Practices

There are many opinions about what good technical writing is. Some focus on the importance of consistency and style, and others on the quality of the writing. In every case, technical writing should always be clear, concise, and easy to use. ProEdit’s technical writing services reflect the industry’s best practices, such as: Analyze the audience. Write …

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History of Technical Writing

What is the history of modern technical writing? Technical writing has been around since the first technical writer, Cro-Magnon man, was drawing on cave walls. However, most experts would agree that the golden age of technical writing started with the invention of the computer. Here are some of the major milestones in technical writing history since the …

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