Season of Docs ( is Google’s annual program that fosters collaboration between open source projects and technical writers.

BasicCAT is applying to become an organization in Google Season of Docs to mentor technical writers.

Organization Info

Organization name: BasicCAT

Organization description: We build computer-aided translation tools.


Project ideas

Currently, there are two.

1. Documentation Refactoring


Refactor the project’s existing documentation to provide an improved user experience or a more accessible information architecture.


Previous documentation:

2. Jargon Collection


Write a conceptual overview of or introduction to BasicCAT. What is computer-aided translation and what is BasicCAT. What technical terms can be provided and explained to better understand the tool?


The ultimate CAT tool jargon buster: