Technical communicators are asked more and more to develop information for delivery on the World Wide Web. To develop this information, technical communicators need to pay close attention to the characteristics and qualities of the Web as a medium for communication so that they don't
merely duplicate practices intended for paper or other media. Technical communicators can, however, draw on many existing concepts from technical communication and software engineering practices. This article describes a process-oriented methodology for Web information development that takes
into account the characteristics and qualities of the World Wide Web.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: November 1, 1996
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