TypeScript, Svelte, and Serverless
I set out to learn hands-on about some of the hot topics of modern web development. I decided to try out one of the popular JS frameworks, to see what the fuzz is all about. I had heard about serverless functions so I wanted to explore that as well. Being a documentarian, whatever I created had to be about docs in one way or another. I ended up creating a listing app for open source doc generators. In this post I share my experiences and learnings from this project.
The Rocky Road to Docs as Code
Yesterday I attended the fifth meetup for Write the Docs Stockholm, where I also held a short presentation.
Better Reviews With CI/CD
Great documentation has been carefully scrutinized in technical content and language reviews. Code review tools provide a nice framework for reviewing documentation, but out of the box, they only you changes in the raw source files. By setting up a CI/CD pipeline, reviewers can also get to preview the final output. Here’s how you can do it!
Are Technical Writers Backing the Wrong Horse?
For a long time, XML has been the dominant markup language for structured technical writing. Nearly every premium authoring tool or content management system still revolves around XML today. Meanwhile, lightweight markup languages are on the rise, and technical writers are asking themselves: are we doing the right thing?