Archive | Technical Writing

Constructing a Web Page Skeleton

Every webpage is written in HTML. HTML is what gives the webpage its structure. It has its own rules for communicating and these rules are called syntax. HTML webpages are described by HTML tags. A tag is a keyword (tag name) surrounded by angle brackets <>. Tags are usually in pairs, with the first tag […]

Building a Ruby on Rails Application on Mac OS X – Part 1

  The application we are going to build is a blog. This article assumes that you already have the following installed: Ruby language version no older than 1.9.3 The Ruby Gems packaging system. This is installed with the Ruby version 1.9, and any more recent version. SQLite3 Database Ruby on Rails development framework   Building […]

Technical Writing – How to pick an activity for a Girl Guide Meeting

  This was a project written for a Technical Writing class taken at BCIT in 2009. I have never been a Guide Leader myself.     As you know, one of the many duties of a Girl Guide Leader is the organization of the weekly meetings, which includes the planning for games and activities.  In […]