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Technical Writing for Dummies

3.73  ·  Rating Details  ·  37 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Let's face it, a lot of technical documentation reads as if it had been translated into English from Venutian by a native speaker of gibberish. Which is annoying for you and expensive for the manufacturer who pays with alienated customers and soaring technical support costs. That's why good technical writers are in such big demand worldwide. Now, "Technical Writing For Dum ...more
ebook, 336 pages
Published April 27th 2011 by For Dummies (first published February 15th 2001)
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David Roberts
May 18, 2013 David Roberts rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The book I read to research this post was Technical Writing For Dummies by Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts which is a very good book which I bought from kindle. I think this is quite an old book because in the part about internet browsers she says the main 2 are internet explorer and netscape communicator. As you probably know netscape hasn't been around for a while. This book covers its subject quite well and there is sections on writing online in either internet or network. It does also cover writing ...more
Its first chapters are very informative, but it is almost too fundamental. It's definitely a skim read--it offers really helpful "nuggets" of information. Just don't expect to become an expert technical writer from reading it straight through...
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