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John E. Darrow
Java/C++ API Technical Writer, Java/Perl Programmer
Writing since 1987, programming in Java since 1997
Produce software documentation--user's guides, reference manuals, tutorials, courseware, and
API reference and usage.
Help your team plan wisely for an API documentation project.
Help automate doc build tasks. Assist in the development of Java apps or Perl/CGI scripts.
Teach your employees how to program in Java and Perl, how to document Java and C++ API, and
how to plan for and use javadoc effectively.
Senior->Staff technical writer and technologist—Web Services, XML, WSDL, SOAP,
Java, Perl, .NET API Developers Platform. Creating and revising my share of API docs
on the team's every-two-weeks release schedule. Primary architect of the Java and
Perl software used by the doc team to generate the central call-based web services
documentation from custom appinfo in eBay's schema. See
Contract technical writer—XML API Developers Platform. Updated my share of API
docs on the team's every-two-weeks release schedule. Contract extended twice.
Contract technologist—C++ product. Reverted existing API documentation back into
source code. Enabled doxygen/javadoc via build process. Completed basic API
documentation for 1000+ functions.
Contract technical writer—beta product. Converted engineering papers to formal
Contract advisor—API documentation project and future training.
Contract technical writer—API documentation for a large Java package.
Java/Perl programmer—multi-language web site. Developed the entire
internationalized software solution for generating its tens of thousands of highly-linked
web pages. Promoted "phooning" successfully (see that in Google).
Author/instructor—courses in Documenting Java and C++ API, Java Programming
and javadoc. See http://www.phoons.com/john/classes/coursesTaught.html
Sole (contract) technical writer—load testing application written in Java. Delivered
installation guide, user's guide, API reference and usage, and tutorial. / Programmer.
Assisted developers. / Technologist. Repaired and improved scripts for generating
ps/pdf/html directly from FrameMaker source files.
Team lead, technical writer—electronic commerce application written in Java.
Delivered administrator's and user's guides, and API reference. Wrote software to
generate FrameMaker API documentation directly from object model description text.
Wrote scripts to generate ps/pdf/html directly from FrameMaker source files.
Engineering trainer, internal customer support—3D CAD software and Unix.
Developed corporate training material. Wrote software to convert SGML training
documentation into HTML (early web days).