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Modern Help Design: How OverDrive Built a Custom User Assistance Website Using MadCap Flare

Nov 5, 8:00-9:00 am (Pacific Time) Online Webinar
Presenter: Quinton Lawman, Technical Writer | OverDrive

MadCap Flare’s HTML5 output is standards-based and extremely flexible, allowing you to author and publish content from Flare into just about anything on the web.

In this webinar, we’ll go over some of the methods you can use to build a completely custom, non tri-pane, informational or Help website using MadCap Flare along with other common web technologies. The key is knowing what you want to produce and building your Flare project to meet the needs of the website or portal you’re developing.

Join Quinton Lawman, Technical Writer at OverDrive, as he explains how he and his team developed OverDrive Help, a new website for OverDrive customers.

An Overview of MadCap Lingo

Nov 6, 8:00-9:00 am (Pacific Time) Online Webinar
Presenter: Jose Sermeno, Product Evangelist | MadCap Software, Inc.

With the release of MadCap Lingo 9, join Jose Sermeno, Product Evangelist, as we take a look at the new features and workflows that will contribute to increased translation efficiency for both translators and content production teams. Multi-language project support, machine translation integration, built-in project QA, free translation review and more will be highlighted.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Part 1: Introduction and Overview

Nov 18, 8:00-9:00 am (Pacific Time) Online Webinar
Presenter: Mike Hamilton, VP of Product Evangelism | MadCap Software, Inc.

Presented as a three part series, join Mike Hamilton, VP of Product Evangelism, as he takes you through detailed presentations on the basics of Cascading Style Sheets.

CSS – the style sheet language used for describing the look and formatting of a document written in a markup language – is an essential skill for technical writers and web developers. A strong understanding not only helps you as a MadCap Flare user, but can prove valuable for any author working in a HTML or XML-based authoring environment.

This webinar will introduce the fundamentals and basics of CSS. Mr. Hamilton will cover the various implementations of CSS, the components and construction of CSS rules, and the core fundamentals such as the cascade, the importance of understanding inheritance, and the often misunderstood CSS “box model”. If you are new to CSS, or if you are self-taught and you just want to make sure you don’t have any “rough edges”, this will be a perfect webinar for you.

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