Notes from the Net – July 2015

by Doris BeetemGone in a flash? Facebook says Adobe's plug-in is a security risk no longer worth takingby Brett Murphy July 13, 2015 4:08 PM PDTUpdated: July 14, 2015 6:14 AM PDThttp://www.cnet.com/news/gone-in-a-flash-facebook-says-adobes-plug-in-is-a-security-risk-no-longer-worth-taking/Adobe Systems' Flash software has come under fire yet again after Facebook security chief Alex Stamos called for the end of the animation software … Continue reading Notes from the Net – July 2015

Notes from the Net – March 2015

by Doris BeetemAdobe Spotlight: Adobe Tech Comm Newsletter The Adobe Tech Comm Newsletter summarizes recent resources on Adobe’s Tech Comm Central: http://blogs.adobe.com/techcomm/. Tech Comm Central provides information on products such as FrameMaker and RoboHelp and on important technical writing concepts (structured content, agile, DITA, etc. This email newsletter includes: News items—including notes on conferences and events, campaign microsites, and … Continue reading Notes from the Net – March 2015

News from the Net – January 2015

by Doris BeetemResource Spotlight: Adobe Tech Comm Newsletter The Adobe Tech Comm Newsletter is a monthly email that summarizes the most recent resources on Adobe’s Tech Comm Central: http://blogs.adobe.com/techcomm/. Tech Comm Central provides information on Adobe products such as FrameMaker and RoboHelp and also on many important technical writing concepts (structured content, agile, DITA, etc.  The newsletter … Continue reading News from the Net – January 2015

News from the Net – Windows 10

by Doris BeetemWindows 10 Undoes the Disaster of Windows 8 (Mostly)David Pogue Sep 30, 2014 https://www.yahoo.com/tech/windows-10-undoes-the-disaster-of-windows-8-mostly-98835840904.htmlToday, Microsoft took the wraps off the next version of Windows. You’ll be able to install a free, unfinished “technical preview” version this week, or get it in final form sometime next year. It’s called Windows 10.Windows 8 was a mishmash … Continue reading News from the Net – Windows 10

News from the Net – Adobe Whitepapers from Sept 2014

By Doris BeetemLatest Adobe Whitepapers From the September Adobe TechComm Bloghttp://online.adobemailers.com/2014/tech_comm_lading/september/index.html#whitepaper"Reducing Translation and Publishing Costs" by Maxwell Hoffmann"The Hitchhikers Guide to XML Authoring" by Chris Despopoulos"FrameMaker 12 vs. Word 2012 – For Technical Documentation" by Maxwell Hoffmann"FrameMaker 12 vs. InDesign CS6 – For Technical Documentation" by Maxwell Hoffmann"Database Publishing with Adobe FrameMaker" by Tammy Halter"Ten … Continue reading News from the Net – Adobe Whitepapers from Sept 2014

Adobe Resource Spotlight – April 2014

by Doris Beetem Adobe Tech Comm Newsletter The Adobe Tech Comm Newsletter is a monthly email that summarizes the most recent resources on Adobe’s Tech Comm Central: http://blogs.adobe.com/techcomm/. Tech Comm Central provides information on Adobe products such as FrameMaker and RoboHelp and also on many important technical writing concepts (structured content, agile, DITA, etc. The newsletter lists: News items—including notes … Continue reading Adobe Resource Spotlight – April 2014

News from the Net: January 2014

Notes from the Net highlights some interesting articles out there on the Web,  submitted by Doris Beetem, former Documentation Coordinator at Schlumberger Ltd. “QA Skills Gap: Testing Pros Need Enough to Write a Test Script” by Jennifer Lent (SearchSoftwareQuality.com) - (September 2013)http://searchsoftwarequality.techtarget.com/feature/QA-skills-gap-Testing-pros-need-enough-to-write-a-test-script If there is one new skill every QA professional needs today, it is … Continue reading News from the Net: January 2014