Senior->Staff technical writer and technologistWeb Services, XML, WSDL, SOAP, Java, Perl, .NET API Developers Platform. Creating and revising my share of API docs on the team's every-two-weeks release schedule. Primary architect of the Java and Perl software used by the doc team to generate the central call-based web services documentation from custom appinfo in eBay's schema. See developer.ebay.com/community/codebase/apireferencedocs/default.aspx.
||Contract technical writerXML API Developers Platform.
Updated my share of API docs on the team's every-two-weeks release schedule. Contract extended twice.
||Contract technologistC++ product. Reverted
existing API documentation back into source code. Enabled
doxygen/javadoc via build process. Completed basic API documentation
for 1000+ functions.
||Contract technical writerbeta product. Converted
engineering papers to formal documentation.
||Contract advisorAPI documentation project and future training.
||Contract technical writerAPI documentation for
a large Java package.
||Java/Perl programmermulti-language web site.
Developed the entire internationalized software
solution for generating its tens of thousands of highly-linked
web pages. Promoted "phooning" successfully (see that in Google).
Documenting Java and C++ API,
Java Programming and
||Sole (contract) technical writerload testing application written in Java. Delivered installation
guide, user's guide, API reference and usage, and tutorial.
/ Programmer. Assisted developers.
/ Technologist. Repaired and improved scripts for generating
ps/pdf/html directly from FrameMaker source files.
Team lead, technical writerelectronic
commerce application written in Java. Delivered administrator's and
user's guides, and API reference. Wrote software to generate
documentation directly from object model description text. Wrote
scripts to generate ps/pdf/html directly from FrameMaker source
||Engineering trainer, internal customer support3D CAD software and Unix. Developed corporate training material.
Wrote software to convert SGML training documentation into
HTML (early web days).
||Process and tooling engineerhard drive
manufacturing. Overhauled graphics and text in process documentation.