Multiscreen Help Authoring: Dealing with the explosion in device sizes

October 23, 2012 @ 12:29 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

This week a smaller, leaner, meaner iPad was introduced by Apple, increasing the number and type of tablet or mobile devices that we must all eventually publish to. The challenges can seem daunting at first. Fortunately, seasoned user-assistance thought pioneer, Joe Welinske, has authored a highly useful White Paper. You may download and review “Multiscreen read more…

The Evolution of “Mobile” in TechComm & The Scotch App

September 25, 2012 @ 12:44 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

By Neil Perlin, Hyper/Word Services I was introduced to mobile, in the form of Microsoft Windows CE, in 1998 by Joe Welinske of WritersUA. By late 1999, I was giving conference presentations on mobile app (pre-iPhone) programming, cellular technology, and other bizarre (by tech comm standards) topics. The image below is a page from a read more…

Can it be THAT easy to publish from FrameMaker 11 to ePub and Kindle?

September 17, 2012 @ 3:04 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In a recently recorded webinar, Captivate and Adobe maven Kevin Siegel of Iconlogic.com demonstrated how shockingly simple it is to publish from FrameMaker to ePub using Tech Comm Suite 4 and RoboHelp 10. In less than an hour, you can view a real world case study in which a book that was actually published in read more…

Adobe RoboHelp 10 is here!!

July 26, 2012 @ 2:22 PM, By Ankur Jain

It gives me great pleasure to introduce the all new Adobe RoboHelp 10. This release offers dramatic new workflows that make it easier than ever to create, import and deliver content using a familiar, author-friendly environment. RoboHelp 10 enables you to publish socially-enabled content to multiple screens/devices using HTML5, take advantage of the end-to-end workflow read more…

Introducing Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4

July 24, 2012 @ 10:03 AM, By Ankur Jain

I’m very excited to introduce the all new Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4. When I go meet with our customers, I hear that their consumers demand technical content to be easily consumable, highly interactive, quickly searchable, immediately actionable, and always available on-the-move. The movement to structured authoring is picking up. The rapid penetration of handheld read more…

When gray scale is better: Getting Real: Electronic Documents in the Field

June 22, 2012 @ 3:51 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

This blog touches on highlights of Joe Gollner’s excellent co-Webinar with Adobe TCS on “Getting Real”, creating documentation for challenging environments where backlit screens and relatively short battery life for an iPad may not work well. There are a variety of areas, ranging from military to remote construction, where eReaders with opaque, grayscale screens can read more…

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