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Technical Writer Resume
Technical Writer Resume
John E. Darrow
Java/C++ API Technical Writer, Java/Perl Programmer
Writing since 1987, programming in Java since 1997
javawriter@yahoo.com
Services Offered
Writer
Produce software documentation--user's guides, reference manuals, tutorials, courseware, and
API reference and usage.
Advisor
Help your team plan wisely for an API documentation project.
Programmer
Help automate doc build tasks. Assist in the development of Java apps or Perl/CGI scripts.
Trainer
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.
Employment History
eBay
Senior->Staff technical writer and technologistWeb 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
http://apireferencedocs.codebase.ebay.com
2/05-present
eBay
Contract technical writerXML API Developers Platform. Updated my share of API
docs on the team's every-two-weeks release schedule. Contract extended twice.
7/04-02/05
Informatica
Contract technologistC++ product. Reverted existing API documentation back into
source code. Enabled doxygen/javadoc via build process. Completed basic API
documentation for 1000+ functions.
3/04-6/04
Veritas
Contract technical writerbeta product. Converted engineering papers to formal
documentation.
12/03-1/04
Savi
Contract advisorAPI documentation project and future training.
6/03
Savi
Contract technical writerAPI documentation for a large Java package.
10/01-12/01
Phoons.com
Java/Perl programmermulti-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).
5/99-present
(many
companies)
Author/instructorcourses in Documenting Java and C++ API, Java Programming
and javadoc. See http://www.phoons.com/john/classes/coursesTaught.html
1/98-present
Sun
Microsystems
Sole (contract) technical writerload 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.
9/97-10/99
Oracle
Team lead, technical writerelectronic 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.
7/96-8/97
IBM
Engineering trainer, internal customer support3D CAD software and Unix.
Developed corporate training material. Wrote software to convert SGML training
documentation into HTML (early web days).
8/88-1/96
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