Style guides for software documentation

TechScribe recommends the following style guides:

General style guides

Other excellent style guides are available, but they are for professional technical writers. We think that the style guides in the list above are the most suitable for people who are not professional technical writers, but who write software documentation as part of their work.

For excellent general advice, see:

See also

Documentation review

Standards and guidelines

Style guide for software developers

Publicly available IT standards (free download, http://standards.iso.org/ittf/PubliclyAvailableStandards/index.html)

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