Tech Writer This Week for July 12, 2012 – TechWhirl
TechWhirl’s Weekly Roundup of the best technical communications and technical writing posts on the web.
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Writing Assistance fills us in on how to offer more by saying less, and in a topic that keeps coming back from the dead (much like zombies), they discuss why tech writing has gotten a bad rap for being boring. And for the purely practical, Ed Marsh provides some tips on using jQuery and CSS3 in online help.
Content Strategy enthusiasts can dive into some wide-ranging posts this week: A post on mastering content strategy from the STC Technical Editing SIG; Eliot Van Buskirk on the evolution of the global brain; the Content Strategist on getting more bang from your content; and commentary on why user-generated content is here to stay.
In User Experience, we learn how to redo a UI without upsetting users. And Career and Life clues us in on the best Google features you should be using but probably aren’t.