Season of Docs 2020 Technical writer blogs

Rucio

Modernize the Rucio documentation

Divya Mohan

by Divya Mohan

Documentation has been cited as one of the key factors along with established policies towards the adoption of Open-Source software packages. With the industry projected to cross $33 billion by 2022, the role that technically & qualitatively sound documentation assumes is only set to gain more importance.

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ROOT

RNTuple climate data tutorial and Reference Specfications

by John Yoon

Google’s Season of Docs offers an opportunity for technical writers and open source organizations to collaborate on projects that would improve through documentation. Following the program’s application process, I was fortunate enough to match up with CERN, specifically with its software framework team, ROOT. Per ROOT’s own website, “ROOT is a software framework for data analysis and I/O: a powerful tool to cope with the demanding tasks typical of state of the art scientific data analysis.”

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AllpixSquared

Restructuring & Streamlining of the Allpix Squared Documentation

by Sabita Rao

If you’re a technical writer, GSoD is where you want to be. As a newbie, you’ll learn all about open source methodologies and tech. As a seasoned writer, you’ll showcase your expertise while finetuning your skills. Either way, you’ll challenge everything ranging from your laptop’s processors to your own capabilities. An absolute bonus is the experience of working with incredible mentors in trendsetting organizations.

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