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Developing Quality Technical Information: A Handbook for Writers and Editors, Third Edition by Elizabeth Wilde, Shannon Rouiller, Eric Radzinski, Deirdre Longo, Moira McFadden Lanyi, Michelle Carey

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Android Open Source Project. Android Design. Available at developer.android.com.

The design guidelines include a topic on writing style, which advocates a concise, simple, and friendly style.

Apple Inc. iOS Human Interface Guidelines. Available in the iOS Developers Library.

The “Terminology and Wording” section of these guidelines says that every word in an app is part of a conversation.

Carroll, John M. Minimalism beyond the Nurnberg Funnel. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1998.

Both practitioners and academicians wrote papers for this book to take stock of minimalism. Three papers are authored or coauthored by John Carroll. In one article, he presents four minimalist principles: choose an action-oriented ...

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