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Tuesday, May 17 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Writing Technical Docs like a Hacker with Jekyll

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Jekyll is a popular open source tool that can be used for documentation that includes conditional filtering, single sourcing, PDF and HTML output, a robust TOC, search, context-sensitive help, collaboration, SME review, and more. With it you write primarily in Markdown, but can also use HTML or JavaScript in your content. Jekyll's architecture is flexible and customizable, utilizing your web development skills. If you work in a developer-centric shop, enjoy the freedom to code, and would like to replace proprietary help authoring tools, join us in this session to learn how Jekyll might be the solution for you.

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Tom Johnson

Technical Writer, Amazon Lab126
I currently work as a technical writer for developer documentation products at Amazon in Sunnyvale, California. I write regularly at http://idratherbewriting.com. Here are a few things I'm interested in related to #techcomm: API documentation, visual communication, findability, Jekyll, web design, general technical writing methods, writing.


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Tuesday May 17, 2016 1:00pm - 1:45pm
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