Can I Run MadCap Flare on a Mac? Oh, Yes!
Nita Beck

Posted by Nita Beck

June 22, 201724 Comments

The 2017 refresh of a MadBlog article originally posted in March 2015, with the modest caveat that the author is not yet familiar with the latest MacBook Pros, newly on the market as of June 2017. I often see discussions at LinkedIn or the MadCap user forums in which posters lament how they wish they could run MadCap Flare on a Mac. I immediately think, “But you can …

What to Ask When Migrating Content to MadCap Flare
Edward Gal

Posted by Edward Gal

February 23, 2017

I’ve always been interested in exploring new technology, and one of the things has fascinated me in recent years is the concept of solar power. I’d love to implement a series of solar panels on the roof of my house, but one of my fears is that if technology that we are using today becomes obsolete in 5 years, then what? This is a common issue in today’s ever changing …

Justifying the Use of Single-sourcing – A Case Study
Swapnil Ogale

Posted by Swapnil Ogale

February 2, 20171 Comments

Single-sourcing refers to the concept of creating content once, but reusing this content across various outputs/media. This concept may not mean a great deal for the user, but for the writer, it is productivity defined.

Podcast Recap: The Not-Boring Tech Writer Podcast — Implementing Single-Source Authoring
Rachel Kim

Posted by Rachel Kim

December 15, 2016

According to Jacob Moses, a technical writer for Rainmaker Digital (formerly Copyblogger Media), everyone thinks technical writers are boring. “They think we lack creativity; they think we only eat tuna salad for lunch; and they think our work is reserved to instructional manuals that they don't even use,” he quips on his blog. But Jacob, who also manages a regular …

Five Ways to Improve Your MadCap Flare Project: Part 5—Conditions in Chunks
Paul Stoecklein

Posted by Paul Stoecklein

February 25, 20162 Comments

This is the final article in a five-part series written by Paul Stoecklein, who has headed up the documentation department at MadCap Software since its inception, overseeing the development and publication of all online Help systems, PDF manuals, and video tutorials for all applications in the MadCap product family. Conditions. Everybody loves them. Everybody uses them. At …

Five Ways to Improve Your Flare Project Part 5 - Conditions in Chunks