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ERIC Number: EJ498803
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0049-3155
Testing Examples: A Guide.
Bist, Gary
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, v42 n1 p84-93 Feb 1995
Shows how and why errors get introduced into examples in computer software documentation and what actions technical communicators can take to minimize this occurrence. Proposes a method to test examples. Suggests that technical writers can avoid these sources of error by creating and implementing a good test plan, maintaining and updating the plan, and benchmarking to improve examples. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Special Section: Measuring the Value Added by Professional Technical Communicators.