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What is API Documentation?

By Peter Gruenbaum API documentation is a fast-growing segment of technical writing. API stands for Application Programming Interface, and it’s the way that software systems communicate with each other. What sets it apart from other types of documentation is that you are writing for an audience of software developers. APIs provide certain functionality, and software […]

Customizing Makes Personalizing Possible

The difference between “customizing” and “personalizing” can be confusing. Do you customize something to personalize it, or personalize something to customize it? The first is true. You customize something so it’s personalized. One of the reasons these terms aren’t always distinguishable is because personalization is relatively new in some areas. Personalized medicine is new. It uses genetics to […]

Charts with Pizzazz

Need to create presentations or technical documentation where you have to write about or show a lot of data? Want to use pie graphs, Venn diagrams, or bar charts, but not the run-of-the-mill variety? Move past Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets, and expand your horizons into the world of online graph-making. Here are a few […]