How to do design automation: DocGen concept diagram

I’m a bit of a documentation nerd. Writing technical documentation is a boring, but often necessary, job that other people hate doing. I’m good at it. I also care about it, for some unfathomable reason. This combination means that I’m usually the guy who ends up doing it. Now I… Read More

Learn a New Thing Every Day

Today I went into McGills Bookstore here in Melbourne and managed to find a book I’ve been looking for as a result of this thread over at MetaFilter. The book is The Non-Designer’s Design Book by Robin Williams (no, not that Robin Williams). It is eleven different flavours of awesome.… Read More

Documentation is Software

I have a fairly technical job, but most of my time is spent writing, and reading, documents. Much of it is email, but the largest part of my work output is more formal documentation: design documents, HOWTO guides, network diagrams. I currently work with a team of a dozen or… Read More