Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Mike Jang

Mike Jang
Senior Technical Writer, GitLab

Website | @theMikeJang

Mike Jang is a Senior Technical Writer for GitLab, where he documents how deployers can [manage]( their DevOps flows.

To figure out what to write, Mike spends much of his time analyzing and testing new software. He also leads the Write the Docs meetup team. Write the Docs is a global community of people who care about software documentation. With 45 meetups in 11 different time zones, Mike has focused on documenting best practices and helping meetup leaders help each other.

Mike has written a couple of dozen technical books, including multiple editions of McGraw-Hill’s RHCSA/RHCE Red Hat Linux Certification Study Guide. He’s also the author of O’Reilly’s Linux Annoyances for Geeks.


2:35pm3:15pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Adopt This Now
Location: Meeting Room 12
Level: Beginner
Mike Jang (GitLab)
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Have you ever looked at a beautiful website and said, “Huh?" You can incorporate the latest JS framework and the best CSS, excel in accessibility, and make your website as beautiful as a Rembrandt, but websites with walls of text will still drive users away. Mike Jang explains that to keep your users happy you need excellent UI text, also known as microcopy. Read more.