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XML Press at STC Summit-2018

This year, once again, XML Press will run the bookstore at STC Summit. We will have a selection of books from XML Press and other publishers, including new titles from Rosenfeld and Stylus. And there will be specials and giveaways. If you’re at the Summit, stop by the bookstore and say hello.

XML Press authors […]

XML Press eBook Store

The XML Press eBook Store is now open for business. You can purchase XML Press eBooks directly from us as a three-format bundle (PDF, ePub, and Kindle (.mobi)).

Once you’ve purchased a book, you can immediately download it to your computer or device and start reading.

The Language of Localization

The Language of Localization, the latest book in The Content Wrangler Content Strategy Book Series, will be released on November 1, 2017, and available through print and ebook retailers worldwide.

The Language of Localization defines 52 terms that every business professional should know, even professionals who do not specialize in localization. In […]

XML Press on Safari

No, not a literal safari, O’Reilly Safari.

Up until this month, XML Press ebooks were available from O’Reilly Media in two forms: in a three-format DRM-free bundle (PDF, ePub, and Kindle) and on Safari, which is a subscription service.

O’Reilly has changed their business model, and they no longer offer the three-format bundle for any […]

Review of Webinar School

The Instructional Design and Learning Special Interest Group (IDL SIG) of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) has just published a review of Bette Frick’s latest book, Webinar School: Planning, producing, and presenting your training webinar.

From the review, written by Jamye Sagan:

“Whether one has been producing webinars for years or just got […]

CMS/DITA North America Conference

Join the Center for Information-Development Management for the 19th annual Content Management Strategies/DITA North America Conference in San Diego, California on April 24-26 2017. Engage with a community of people who believe that international standards, structured content, reuse capabilities, and multiple media delivery are the directions of the future.

Meet publications professionals who have implemented […]

Webinar School now available in print and ebook form

Bette Frick’s new book, Webinar School: Planning, producing, and presenting your training webinar, is now available in print and ebook form from online retailers worldwide.

Webinar School presents Bette’s practical tips for offering flawless webinars, keeping participants engaged, and having as much fun as the learners do. Based on her wide-ranging experience teaching both in-person […]

Virtual Summit on Advanced Practices in Technical Communication

The Content Wrangler is offering a three day, free virtual webinar series. Three days of free educational web presentations. The Virtual Summit on Advanced Practices in Technical Communication features 12 free one-hour sessions from some of the industry’s best and brightest talents — experts in XML authoring, content strategy, content management, translation and localization, intelligent […]

MindTouch Top 25 Content Strategist Influencers for 2016

MindTouch just published its list of Top 25 Content Strategist Influencers for 2016, and the names include eight XML Press authors, including Ann Rockley, who was named an Unparalleled Content Strategist Influencer, and XML Press authors Sharon Burton, Rahel Anne Bailie, JoAnn Hackos, Kevin Nichols, Alan J. Porter, Val Swisher, and Noz Urbina, who were […]

Orange County California STC Chapter Meeting

Next Tuesday, October 18, 6:00pm to 8:30pm, I will be presenting a talk on XML at the Orange County STC Chapter Meeting at the Doubletree Club Hotel—Orange County Airport.

The talk will cover topics ranging from basic XML syntax and structure to XML schemas for technical communicators. There will be plenty of time for questions, […]