What technical writing is and why so few people know about it. Recently, I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in technical writing and communication (TWC). From my experience as TWC major, very few of my friends or family members knew what technical writing was or had heard of it before. It was really only my friends within my major that knew that the … Continue reading Technical Writing: the hidden profession
Hello everyone! Found this article about UX design and why it is so important, especially in today’s virtual world. Thought I would share it on here. Have you ever visited a website while surfing and just ran away in even less than a minute? That is because the user interface was so bad that it didn’t allow you to stay engaged with the website. Or … Continue reading Why is UX important ? — Lifestyle & Design
“It’s kind of like a dump in the sky where everyone puts their stuff…” “The cloud is basically a storage unit for the internet…” “What the cloud actually is, is something smart that I don’t think I can understand…” These statements are actually responses of real-life people being asked a simple question: “What do you think the cloud is?” As part of a survey and … Continue reading What Do People Really Think the Cloud is?
This series of articles will introduce you to the core concepts of open web app architecture, including MVC, recommended frameworks and tools, and more. via Modern Web App Architecture Continue reading Modern Web App Architecture
Resources for Learning HTML and CSS If you’re unfamiliar with HTML, there are three resources for learning that are free and hard to beat. The first is the WW3 School — which is where I learned to code in 1991. It is still a great resource. CodeAcademy is a bit more sophisticated — and it’s […] via Three Resources for Learning HTML and CSS — Impractical … Continue reading Three Resources for Learning HTML and CSS — Impractical Advice
Hello all! I hope this post finds you well. As you know, I am pursuing a degree in Technical Writing currently. One of the challenges I have found when it comes to explaining my degree is that there is not a very well defined definition for what a technical writer does. It’s not something like nursing where people immediately place you in a hospital caring … Continue reading What is Technical Writing?
Almost every time a new meme pops up in my Twitter feed, I think of a witty version to create. I’m not alone in this. Memes are often a way to acknowledge a shared experience or idea. 1,154 more words via Creating your own meme generator — CSS-Tricks Continue reading Creating your own meme generator — CSS-Tricks
***Here’s another guest post! This post was written by Benjamin Moore, and I really encourage you all to check out his blog, as he has written some very interesting posts that I feel you all would enjoy! Also, remember that I will be accepting guest posts until April 1st, so feel free to keep submitting!***… Continue reading My Apprehension Got the Best of Me
Hey Guys! Here is an awesome post about technical writing that I thought you all would enjoy! Also remember to email or comment if you would like to share on my blog or submit a guest post! Is Technical Writing For Me? Continue reading Is Technical Writing For Me? Guest Post by Bart Leahy
***Another awesome guest post this morning! Keep sending them in guys! This one is by Chintan Takwani from his software development blog. I encourage you all to check out more of his posts, as he writes high quality content and has several posts that may pertain to you.** UML Diagrams Continue reading UML Diagrams, Guest Post by Chintan Takwani