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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, […]

DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide published today

DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide was published by O’Reilly Media today. The book, authored by Norman Walsh, Chair of the DocBook Technical Committee of OASIS, is the official reference for the standard and includes information about all of the elements and attributes, along with many examples.

One of the most widely used XML […]

A DITA Adventure: Beyond Testing

This is the third installment in A DITA Adventure. The first two installments covered downloading and installing the DITA Open Toolkit and installing the DITA Open Toolkit on Linux. This installment is my first attempt to build content outside the demo package, and it has been a less than happy experience.

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DITA Information Needs Survey

XML Press is planning several new publications related to DITA. Our DITA Information Needs Survey collected data about what information about DITA you need.

The survey is now closed, and we will post a summary shortly.

If you participated in the survey, we will send you the full results. Thanks to everyone who participated.