Prototyping: InVision Experience

As an Asian saying goes, it is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.  When somebody describes you some concept you can try to imagine each tiny detail, every piece of the whole, each brick in the wall, but there is always a thing that somehow slips your mind.

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Microsoft Word 2016: applying styles like a pro

Avoiding styles is a hobby for some Word users. They go through 35 mouse clicks in 12 formatting dialog boxes, just to avoid using a style”.

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MadCap Flare: pain points and solutions (part 2)

Using MadCap Flare, a help authoring tool, can be cool and unbearable at the same time. Those InfoDevs who deal with it on a regular basis will definitely understand what I mean. The more I work with this tool, the more I learn about its capabilities and pitfalls. The work on multiple print outputs and the HTML5 target makes the challenge even more exciting. Previously, I shared some issues I encountered with possible solutions for them (See MadCap Flare: pain points and solutions). In this article, I have prepared another portion of troubles to be considered.  So, Ready Steady Go!

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Going Beyond Traditional eLearning Authoring Tools

We are all well aware of such leaders in the eLearning authoring industry as Adobe Captivate, Articulate StorylineLectora Inspire, and TechSmith Camtasia, but there are plenty of other eLearning authoring tools that can help you blaze a trail in the field. In this post, we’ll dwell on three very different tools worth giving a shot.

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