Words to avoid in tech writing ⇝

  Wynn Netherland • 2014-01-09

Chris Coyier's list of words to avoid in educational writing made me wince because I catch myself using them too often. Technical writing suffers when the text assumes the audience shares the author's experience or context.

Whether I'm working on docs, guides, or books, Vim is my jam. In order to curb my use of these weasel words, I added some formatting rules to my dotfiles.


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Wynn Netherland
Wynn Netherland

VP of Engineering at Abstract, team builder, DFW GraphQL meetup organizer, platform nerd, author, and Jesus follower.