HyperWrite is an
Australian hypertext solution company, founded in 1993. We provide specialised hypertext
and Web consultancy services, training, and from 1998 to 2010, produced the
very successful annual Australasian Online Documentation and Content (AODC) Conference.
HyperWrite's two areas of business are specialised
Flare 9.1 Released (Thu, 16 May 2013)
MadCap has announced the release of MadCap Flare 9.1, featuring, for the first time, controlled language support. This release also incorporates bug fixes and usability enhancements. Controlled language and Simplified Technical English (STE) support has been provided through integration of the Flare API and HyperSTE, the STE management software from TedoPres. Authors can use a standardised vocabulary and style to improve consistency, eliminate ambiguity and reduce complexity. Furthermore, authors can ensure compliance with corporate terminology and style guide rules using advanced interactive checker and quality measurement features. The 9.1 release also includes a number of new HTML5 skins.
Guide to Telecommuting (Thu, 16 May 2013)
Mitch Fielding has written an interesting article on the challenges and benefits of telecommuting, from the perspective of a recent graduate. The article is entitled: Missing the Watercooler.
MadCap Pulse Released (Tue, 14 May 2013)
Pulse is a new product from MadCap, makers of the Flare authoring tool. Pulse is a unique, documentation-centric social collaboration platform that enables technical authors to create a complete social layer around their documentation in order to connect, collaborate and share knowledge with authors, employees and customers. The software is available on a subscription basis, with 6 month subscriptions starting at USD25 per month for an advanced user, or as little as 50c per month for a basic user. Free trials are available.