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MadCamp

Posted by Mike Hamilton

February 24, 2008

While we have been offering formal training classes since the release of Flare version 1.0 we have recently introduced the VIP version of our certified Flare training and this VIP version is called MadCamp. Traditionally our classes are held at a customers location if they have enough students and the facility, or they are held in rented facilities, or sometimes we offer the …

MadCamp
My must have travel apps for Windows Mobile 6.

Posted by Mike Hamilton

February 20, 20084 Comments

I do an almost scary amount of travel for business every year. Last year (2007) I spent more than 137 nights in hotels and logged well over 100,000 airline miles. One of the things that makes this amount of travel much easier is carrying a Windows Mobile device with a few must have applications. First, the device. I have carried several over the years, starting with a Palm, …

My must have travel apps for Windows Mobile 6.
The Ultimate Style Sheet Tip in MadCap Flare

Posted by Mike Hamilton

February 20, 20085 Comments

I speak with literally hundreds of Flare users every month and one frustration that I hear over and over is about the strict nature of using CSS styles in an XML environment. People are used to creating styles in an application like Microsoft Word and then being able to use those styles anywhere. Due to the strict nature of XML if you create a paragraph CSS style then it can …

The Ultimate Style Sheet Tip in MadCap Flare
MadCap Flare Recommended Reading List

Posted by Mike Hamilton

February 11, 20083 Comments

UPDATE: Sept 28, 2010 This list will now be maintained on our main web site at https://www.madcapsoftware.com/services/training/books.aspx . This has turned out to be one of the most viewed topics of this blog and there have been some new titles published so I wanted to update the content. I am often asked for book or other resource recommendations for new MadCap Flare …

MadCap Flare Recommended Reading List
Why name a product Flare?!

Posted by Mike Hamilton

February 7, 20083 Comments

I thought I would start out with something light but interesting. A bit of insight into the beginnings of MadCap Software. A few people have asked about the name of our flagship product, MadCap Flare, and how it came to be named that. Well many people know about our background and our long involvement with the RoboHelp product line, and as the product manager for RoboHelp I …

Why name a product Flare?!