To figure out what to write, Mike spends much of his time analyzing and testing new software. As Cobalt’s first product Technical Writer, Mike’s creating a new documentation practice from scratch, using the principles behind docs-as-code. Mike has also written for GitLab and ForgeRock.
Mike has written a couple of dozen technical books, including multiple editions of McGraw-Hill's RHCSA/RHCE Red Hat Linux Certification Study Guide. He's also the author of O'Reilly's Linux Annoyances for Geeks.
May 22nd, 2022 | Season 1 | 34 mins 17 secs
In this episode, Mike shares his personal journal on how he got started in technical writing and how he spends his time planning and evangelizing. He also shares ideas on how to be a leader as a technical writer, all the different techniques he uses, and how to be a part of the community and give back to the community.