This blog is a bit of a departure for me. I normally write admin and user guides. The language tends to the dry and impersonal -- simple declarative sentences, active voice, well-structured tasks, that sort of thing. I might toss in the occasional adverb, but adjectives? No way! Pretty much exactly the opposite of what you except to find in a blog.
I've been playing with the new Lithium blogs for several months now, and boy do I love it. One of features I like best is the ability to save a draft as I'm working. I've listened to blogger friends complain bitterly about losing hours of work to the quirks of their blogging software. Polished articles down the drain just as they were pressing Send. I'm barely two paragraphs into this article and I've already saved my draft twice. Make that four times.
So what are some of the new features you can look forward to in blogs? Here's a quick list (yes, they're culled from the release notes, but it's not plagiarism because I wrote the release notes):
And perhaps best of all, I can easily edit this article when I find the inevitable typo. Sweet!
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