EJC-1239 A Dozen Ways to Hack Your Brain to Write Fluently | Devoxx

Devoxx Belgium 2018
from Monday 12 November to Friday 16 November 2018.

   A Dozen Ways to Hack Your Brain to Write Fluently

Tools-in-Action

Programming languages
Programming languages
Beginner & novice level
Room 8 Monday from 17:30 til 18:00

Your brain is a ruthless despot. It just doesn’t want to let your ideas and thoughts out. But it has a weak spot. It’s susceptible to brain hacks. Let’s set your ingenuity free by coercing your brain to cast the creative flood gates wide open.

I’m back to share with you a dozen hacks I use to get my brain to write fluently. Centered around the AsciiDoc markup language, we’ll explore tricks such as starting with the action, zen writing mode, the WORKLOG, the content fly trap, communicating with links, collaborative editing, and more!

These tricks you play on your brain helps keeps you in writing flow and the cursor racing across the screen. After attending this session, the blank page will be your oyster instead of your nemesis.

Writing   hacks   tricks   documentation   best practices  
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Dan Allen
Dan Allen
From OpenDevise

Dan is a software developer, thinker, creative, published author (Seam in Action), and internationally-recognized speaker. Dan builds movements behind software by bringing together communities of creatives to pursue ideas and solve big problems. His goal is to foster software projects that default to open and thrive on transparency.

Dan leads the Asciidoctor project, co-leads the Antora project, and promotes the JVM as a polyglot Java Champion. As one of two founders of OpenDevise, Dan works with software projects to help organizations produce documentation their users adore.

After a long conference day, you’ll find Dan chatting about tech, docs, and open source with fellow community members over a Trappist beer or Kentucky bourbon.


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