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A Flare Affaire

MadCap FlareTM projects contain a collection of files used to create online help and PDF documentation for software applications. Beside the innocent-looking HTML project files, there is plenty hidden in the other project files:  HTML and XML tags, cross-reference links, variables, and snippets. Confusing? Well, there is more. In software-related documentation,…

“Le Quinze Août”: the Acadian National Holiday

Partying “Acadien-Style" Did you think that was the French flag? Well, think again! It’s the Acadian flag. Acadia is an Atlantic Canadian region that was formerly a French colony. Historically speaking, Acadia included Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and parts of Québec and Maine. Acadians proudly bear distinct…

Go Ahead, Make Up New Words!

Go Ahead, Make Up New Words!

At wintranslation, we work as a volunteer translator with TED's Open Translation project, a global volunteer effort to subtitle TED Talks, and enable the inspiring ideas in them to crisscross languages and borders. We are currently working on subtitling TED Talks into various languages, including French Canadian and Chinese. Check…

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