For many years I’ve regarded Simplified Technical English as an outdated legacy from the Aerospace industry. But that opinion has changed radically in the last few weeks and I’m becoming a big fan.
Here at Armada Technical Witers our technical authoring team use a wide variety of applications to create documentation and we feel it is important to keep our skills updated. Earlier this week I completed a refresher course on MadCap Flare
Here at Armada, we hold strong ties to the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC). The ISTC is the professional body for technical communicators in the UK and has a growing number of members who are involved in technical
In a previous blog I provided lesser known top tips for users of Adobe RoboHelp 11. They were described as “valuable hints learnt by technical writers who attend my Adobe RoboHelp training courses”. And now, back by popular demand, I
Here at Armada, we pride ourselves on providing outstanding user-friendly documentation services. We hold long-standing relationships with a range of clients in the software industry. One such client is iSAMS, who develop school management software.
At Armada we are very proud of our success rate in winning new business. Read our case study on a client requiring an online help solution.
The most important tool for a modern-day technical writer is the computer. Advances in computing power have allowed technical communicators across every industry to create and manage bigger, more complex and more visual projects, whether that is online help systems
Spam; love it or loathe it? This may seem like an odd question. Everybody hates spam don’t they?
So it is the time of year that all technical authors have been waiting for. MadCap have released a new version of Flare, number 11. I have to admit that this year I read the new features and I wasn’t
“So, Lynne what do you do for a living?” “Oh, I work as a technical author.” “Really? What’s that?” “I write help guides for software applications.” “You must be very clever. I’m useless with computers!”