Announcing the Official MadWorld 2017 Schedule and Speaker Lineup
Rachel Kim

Posted by Rachel Kim

October 20, 2016

Returning for its fifth year, the MadWorld technical communication and content strategy conference is set for April 2-5, 2017, taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown San Diego’s iconic Gaslamp Quarter. Attended by technical writers, documentation managers, and content strategists from all over the world, MadWorld gives you the chance to learn from the best, network …

Introducing Doc-To-Help 4: With New Features, Enhancements and More!
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

September 13, 2016

MadCap Software is thrilled to announce a new release of MadCap Doc-To-Help. Version 4 adds greater integration with Microsoft® Word, providing enhanced authoring capabilities and functionality. Creating and editing content is easier than ever with all-new dynamic add-in modes that adjusts the Doc-To-Help ribbon based on functionality needs for the document. Builds can now …

MadCap Lingo 10: True Multilingual Authoring and Translation is Here
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

June 7, 2016

The latest release from MadCap Software – MadCap Lingo 10 – comes with a rich set of features and enhancements to streamline the translation and localization process. Adding tight integration with this year’s groundbreaking release of MadCap Flare, true multilingual authoring and translation is finally here. New Integration with MadCap Flare 12: Designed to streamline …

Modern Content Development, Part Four: Shrinking Attention Spans, Screens and Structure
Maxwell Hoffmann

Posted by Maxwell Hoffmann

May 6, 2016

We are all aware, from direct experience, that publishing target screens are shrinking. Along with it, all of us have experienced shrinking attention spans due to a daily waterfall of information and distractions. Ironically, one industry trend has been to promote DITA as a solution, although it often adds yet another layer of distraction: multi-layered structure that often …

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Modern Content Development, Part Three: Advantages of CSS for Templates
Maxwell Hoffmann

Posted by Maxwell Hoffmann

April 21, 20164 Comments

This is the fourth blog segment in my series on moving away from page-centric, traditional publishing to modern content development. Since joining MadCap Software on March 1st, I have been impressed by the many advantages that Flare has over traditional, print-focused publishing. I spent over 20 years working primarily with Word and Regular FrameMaker®, as well as 10 years …

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