> on 4/15/04 12:00, John Vaughan <vaughan1 at optonline.net> wrote: > And the relevant questions is: If I do, Will anyone read it? Well, yes - > and no. I doubt that many people looking at my site want to read a detailed > tech spec cover-to-cover. But they DO want to get a sense of my approach & > credibility.
Besides the obvious points work docs are proprietary and boring-- unless you
work for one of the few big time agencies that have work products that look
like pages taken from Tufte-- most are very ugly.
As I write this I realize I should give an example of what I mean by
big-time agencies. Just that, large consultancies often produce a lot of
documentation with their final products. If you're working at a software
development company your docs will only be reviewed internally. Just like
programming you would look for the first easy answer. You might not even
think of your work docs looking any different then how they are.
For many people, redoing a work product for a portfolio is a hassle.
Consider hiring a visual designer to give your work a new look.
Christian Simon | www.christiansimon.com | San Francisco Bay Area