FUDCon Pune 2015

Pune, 26th to 28th June, 2015


26th to 28th June, 2015 09:00 am - 06:00 pm

Website: FUDCon Pune 2015


MIT College of Engineering
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June 27, 2015, 10:00 am

Documentation in Open Source


A session on what Technical writing is, how it works in an open source environment and what are the available open source documentation and publishing tools.

Part 1: Technical Writing Basics
This part intends to introduce basic technical writing principles and concepts such as, how technical writing emerged, a brief about style sheets and style guides, DDLC vs. SDLC, etc.
- Emergence of Technical Writing
- Technical writing concepts
- DDLC and SDLC go hand-in-hand
- Future of Technical Writing... Agile documentation!

Part 2: Writing in an Open Source Environment
This part aims to provide an overview of the benefits of technical writing in an open source environment.
- Technical writing the open source way
- DocBook?

Part 3: Open Source Writing Tools
- Open source authoring and publishing tools (PressGang and Publican)
- PressGang:
- Publican:
- Try it out!

Part 4: Contributing to Upstream Documentation Projects
- How can users contribute to fedora (or any other open source) documentation

Hall: D405 [4th Floor] Track: Workshop Type: Workshop