Writing and analyzing effective computer system documentation

  • 271 Pages
  • 4.12 MB
  • English
Holt, Rinehart, and Winston , New York
Electronic data processing documenta
StatementAnn Stuart.
LC ClassificationsQA76.9.D6 S78 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 271 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2850628M
ISBN 100030638925
LC Control Number84012915

Designed to help processing professionals and technical writers write clear, accurate computer user documentation. Presents a systematic approach to writing paper and online documentation.

Version 2 retains much essential material from the first edition, while offering new information on desktop publishing, CASE tools and the ``software factory'' programming by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stuart, Ann.

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Writing documentation is a different form of writing than most people have experience with. Technical writing is an art that doesn’t come naturally. Writing documentation will start you down the road to being a better technical writer, which is a useful skill to have as a programmer.

Writing also becomes easier over time. For exam- ple, in a paper chart, a column is needed to write a date and time for each entry. In a well-designed computer system, the date and time are defined when the user makes an entry.

No specific column is needed; although the programmer must know how the user wishes these data to be Size: KB. Requirements definitions are the key to success in the design and development of any complex system.

The systems engineer needs to carefully elicit requirements from users and stakeholders to ensure the product will meet their needs. The following provides a checklist to guide the collection and documentation of good systems requirements.

It has been derived and reproduced. obvious, but effective documentation takes time to develop. As seen in the typical documentation project plan above, the elapsed time can be much longer than just the writing time due to the review process.

Depending on the scale and complexity of your software, you may have to consider splitting the documentation between different authors. How to write cost-effective documentation for your software system. First, cost-effective documentation is not poor documentation.

Cost-effective documentation is decent documentation, which costs less and can be done faster. Let’s examine the factors that make the software documentation cost-effective. Operating Systems • Command-driven interfaces – A (system) prompt – User types in single letter, word, line which is translated into an instruction for the computer – For example: cp source destination – Need to be very familiar with the syntax (grammar) of the command language Operating Systems Programming Languages System Software.

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This was self-published, for reasons. Effective documentation enhances the visibility of the quality assurance system. In light of above facts, we have made an attempt to harmonize different GMP requirements and prepare comprehensive GMP requirements related to ‘documentation and records,’ followed by a meticulous review of the most influential and frequently referred regulations.

Chapter 7: Writing the User Requirements Specification. The user requirements specification (URS) is the key document in the whole of the system development life cycle that is required for both business (investment protection) and regulatory reasons (defining intended purpose).

Spend sufficient time defining and writing testable requirements. This began a year long search for the right content and format. This chapter provides the results of that search in a form that captures the results of the system-requirements-analysis work to provide a foundation for lower-tier requirements analysis that simply extend the scope of the analysis downward into the system definition.

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We then move to the more specific goal of the project, namely the exportation and adaptation of this approachFile Size: 1MB. User documentation has to be written in language the average person can understand, whereas system documentation is written from a much more technical standpoint.

This can be a challenge for a technical professional. Understanding the difference between writing for an end user and writing for another IT professional can be difficult. Technical Writing for Software Engineers {Insert title line 2} {Insert title line 3} {Insert title line 4} November 75 This module, which was written specifically for software engineers, discusses writing in the context of software engineering.

Its focus is on the basic problem-solving activities that underlie effective writ-File Size: KB. ~ Program Documentation is not done just at the end of the programming process, and is carried on throughout all programming steps. ~ In Program Documentation, all prior documentation is reviewed, finalized, and distributed.

~ Documentation is important for people involved with program in future including: users, operators, and programmers.". In my view (from a software developer's perspective), there are four levels of documentation: 1.

Comments within the source code. Interface documentation. System documentation. User documentation. My two cents for each: 1. Use only where.

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Contrary to what some think, documentation is not just used to create manuals or memorials of a company’s improved process design, turning into a paper pile of little use. On the contrary.

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