Andrew Etter

I write developer documentation at Amazon and am the bestselling author of Modern Technical Writing.


Google Stadia

11 Jun 2019

Who's it for?

Nickel and 9,990 Dimes

10 Jun 2019

Apple's new monitor.

Question and Answer

03 Apr 2019

My entire philosophy in one Q&A.

Hiring Technical Writers

24 Oct 2018

The hiring revolution starts... now?


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Write the Docs Ottawa — 28 May 2019
STC San Francisco — 15 May 2019
Write the Docs South Bay — 27 Sep 2018
STC San Francisco — 16 May 2018
STC Silicon Valley — 19 Mar 2018
STC Dallas — 24 Jan 2018
10-Minute Tech Comm — 21 Jan 2018
STC Silicon Valley — 23 Jan 2017
Write the Docs San Francisco — 17 Nov 2016


I use lightweight markup and static site generators to create easy-to-maintain software documentation. Tools I like: Markdown, reStructuredText, AsciiDoc, Jekyll, Sphinx, Hugo, Sass, JavaScript, Python, Lunr, Elasticsearch, and Git.