PART 2 - WHAT TOOLS ARE OUT THERE AND HOW DO THEY WORK?
Like developers, many technical writers have tool sets they use in the course of their work. These include IDEs, image editors, transcription software, version control, and so on.
One well-known type of tool in the software world, but less so in the writing world is the linter. Software developers often consider their linters to be invaluable in catching or preventing errors, as well as enforcing defined stylistic guidelines before errors get out in front of the world.
- Introducing Vale, an NLP-powered linter for prose
- Introducing Vale Server. Vale Server is a desktop application | by Joseph Kato
- Testing your Documentation
- errata-ai/styles: A collection of pre-packaged, Vale-compatible style guides ready to be installed from your Vale Server dashboard!
- Flesch-Kincaid readability score
- Hemingway Editor
For a transcript of this talk, see Transcript: Tag1 TeamTalk #027.2 Documentation as code: Part 2: A Linting How To - What tools are out there and how do they work?.