Read Me First!
A Style Guide for the Computer IndustryBook - 1996
The must-have reference for every technical writer, editor, and documentation manager. Circle-I stands for information, and Read Me First provides all the information you need if you face the challenge of documenting hardware, software, or other computer products. Written by award-winning documentation experts at Sun Technical Publications, Read Me First is the most comprehensive guide to creating documentation that is clear, consistent, and easy to understand. Read Me First is a complete style reference. It compiles grammar and punctuation guidelines, typographic conventions, and pointers on creating a bibliography, including how to reference online source material. There's even practical guidance on indexing. It also covers how to document software running under a graphical user interface - something that is ignored in traditional style guides. If you're responsible for managing documentation, you'll find Read Me First invaluable. It provides guidance on creating international and online documentation, working with illustrators, organizing the review process - even satisfying the lawyers. It's all here: hiring writers, working with printers, developing realistic schedules, an
Publisher: [Upper Saddle River, NJ] :, Prentice Hall,, 1996.
Branch Call Number: 808.066004 Re
Characteristics: xiv, 256 pages: illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)