Andrew Etter

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


Blog

Repeat After Me

28 Jan 2020

AI is not coming for technical writing jobs.

Contractually Mediocre

30 Oct 2019

Contract positions make no sense.

Google Stadia

11 Jun 2019

Who's it for?

Nickel and 9,990 Dimes

10 Jun 2019

Apple's new monitor.


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Presentations

For speaking opportunities or just to connect, contact me on LinkedIn.

Amazon TechCommCon 2019 — 19 Sep 2019
Write the Docs Ottawa — 28 May 2019
STC San Francisco — 15 May 2019
AWS re:Invent 2018 — 27, 29 Nov 2018
Amazon TechCommCon 2018 — 11 Oct 2018
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


About

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.