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 …

Modern Content Development, Part Two: Building Blocks vs. Books and Documents
Maxwell Hoffmann

Posted by Maxwell Hoffmann

April 7, 2016

In this third blog post in the series, I share more concepts and tools that have captured my attention during my product exploration of MadCap Flare. Like many people, I have been authoring with a traditional “document-centric” workflow which address multiple outputs (print, screen) at the end of the cycle, rather than at the beginning. (Little wonder, I was Product …

Modern Content Development, Part One: The 10 Year Paradigm Shift
Maxwell Hoffmann

Posted by Maxwell Hoffmann

March 24, 2016

Welcome to my second blog post on Modern Content Development, which charts the journey of discovery by a long-time FrameMaker® user transitioning into the world of topic-based authoring via MadCap Flare. Since my Intro blog post, I’ve completed 4 classes on MadCap Flare. Working with the leaner, content-focused tools in Flare has been a real eye-opener. My initial …

Introducing MadCap Flare 12: New Features, Enhancements and More
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

March 17, 2016

We’re thrilled to announce the release of MadCap Flare 12, updated with a completely new feature set to help customers create stunning web and print-based documentation. Our latest product release gives users more tools and features to create content quickly, efficiently, and with greater control than ever before. With new features and enhancements that place an emphasis on …

Modern Content Development, Introduction: Moving Away from a Document-centric Workflow
Maxwell Hoffmann

Posted by Maxwell Hoffmann

March 10, 201614 Comments

Hello! My name is Maxwell Hoffmann. Some of you may know me for my long association with Adobe® FrameMaker®. I have worked with that product in a variety of roles for well over 20 years. Halfway into the second decade of the 21st Century, I know that I’m ready for a change. So, why does that bring me to MadCap Software? As their new Product Marketing Consultant, my …