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Wednesday, May 18 • 9:45am - 10:30am
Programming Language Storytime

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You don't need to write code to be able to read it! "Digging into" the code is often the best way to extract information when we write software documentation, but the idea of reading all that code can be daunting. A few simple tricks and an understanding of the patterns involved can get you started reading code to answer your questions. This session will examine open-source applications in some of the most common programming languages: Java, JavaScript, C, C#, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Perl. It is particularly helpful for writers who work with API documentation.

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Sarah Kiniry

Technical Writer II, cPanel, Inc.
Sarah Kiniry is a Technical Writer for cPanel, Inc., a web hosting software company. In this role, she provides full documentation support for an Agile development team, as well as participating in content strategy and other initiatives for the company as a whole. In a past life... Read More →

Wednesday May 18, 2016 9:45am - 10:30am PDT
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