Early ExtendScript Experiences

Simon Bate / Reviews, Tools7 Comments

ExtendScript allows automation of most FrameMaker tasks and, through the ExtendScript Toolkit, allows scripts to use other ExtendScript or ActionScript objects. If our clients were going to be asking for tools that use ExtendScript, I thought I’d take a look at it.

Let the conversation begin

Sarah O'Keefe / Reviews5 Comments

Conversation and Community: The Social Web for Documentation (XML Press, ISBN: 9780982219119) by Anne Gentle provides technical communicators with a roadmap for integrating social media — blogs, wikis, and much more — into their content development efforts. This is critical because, as Anne notes in … Read More

Adobe Photoshop Express

ScriptoriumTech / Reviews1 Comment

by Sheila Loring Photoshop Express is a photo editing and sharing web-based application. You can store up to 2GB of photos for free. Accounts are available for $19.99 (20GB), $39.99 (40GB) or $99.99 (100GB) per year. You can either upload photos or log in to … Read More

Review of screen capture programs

ScriptoriumTech / Reviews4 Comments

by Sheila Loring Matthew Ellison reviews seven screen capture programs: FullShot, HyperSnap, SnagIt, Madcap Capture, RoboScreen Capture, ScreenHunter (free), and TNT. He also points out what to look for in a screen capture tool and compares features in a handy table. http://www.writersua.com/articles/capturetools/index.html SnagIt lands at … Read More