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Friday, January 24 • 12:30pm - 1:25pm
Content as code, technical writers as developers

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In the open-source project Kyma (http://kyma-project.io) documentation is an integral part of code delivery. We, the project's Information Developers, believe that using the same tools and methodology as your good old code developers, we can create comprehensive and accurate documentation. During our talk, we’ll share the whys and hows of our approach, showing you that the "developer" in "Information Developer" isn't there just because it sounds cool. We'll prove that creating documentation goes beyond linguistic shenanigans and salvaging whatever information there is from a trainwreck that is the developer's notes. Testing solutions, finding our way around Kubernetes, tweaking the website, engaging with the community are just a few examples of what keeps us busy every day.
Let us show you how keeping content and code close in one project allows to seamlessly incorporate documentation in the software development flow and keep developers and technical writers content. Pun intended.

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Barbara Czyz

Senior Technical Writer, SAP Hybris GmbH
As a technical writer for Kyma (https://kyma-project.io/), I write, edit, and structure documentation using Markdown and Github on a daily basis. My previous position, however, made it possible for me to explore the DITA CMS world. Before I started my adventure with Kyma, I worked... Read More →

Tomasz Papiernik

Information Developer, SAP
Information Developer at SAP, working on the open-source project Kyma.

Friday January 24, 2020 12:30pm - 1:25pm CET
A113 Faculty of Information Technology Brno University of Technology, Božetěchova, Brno-Královo Pole, Czechia