Schematron: A Language for Validating XML

Erik Siegel’s new book, Schematron: A Language for Validating XML, is now available from Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, and many other online retailers.

Schematron is a validation language that checks XML documents against business rules. It extends the validation provided by languages such as Document Type Definitions (DTD), W3C XML Schema, and RELAX NG, […]

Understanding the (Content) Personalization Paradox

Learn about the need to standardize in order to personalize your content.

Thursday, July 21, at 8AM PT / 11AM ET

Join Patrick Bosek and Scott Abel for a chat with global content strategy expert and author of the The Personalization Paradox, Val Swisher, to discover the secret to personalizing content experiences at scale. You’ll […]

Second Edition of The Insider’s Guide to Technical Writing

The first edition of Krista Van Laan’s popular book The Insider’s Guide to Technical Writing has guided a generation of technical writers who are either starting out or seeking to take their skills to the next level.

This classic has now been updated for the technical writer of today. Today’s tech writers truly are […]

STC Webinar: Writing a Successful Book Proposal

On February 16, 2022, STC is offering a one-hour webinar titled Writing a Successful Book Proposal. The webinar will be hosted by Richard Hamilton, author of Managing Writers and publisher at XML Press.

The webinar will cover the information publishers want to see in a proposal and the factors they look at in evaluating […]

Val Swisher to speak at Content Marketing World 2021

Val Swisher, author of Global Content Strategy and The Personalization Paradox, will be speaking at Content Marketing World 2021, which is being held both in-person and virtually this year.

Her talk is titled AI is for Analysis and Insights: Using Three AI Analytic Models and will be part of the virtual track at 11:00am EDT, […]

Documenting APIs: How to Get Started

XML Press author Robert Delwood, author of The Secret Life of Word, will present a webinar about how to get started documenting application programming interfaces (APIs). This free webinar, which is part of Scott Abel’s Bright Talk webinar series, will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2020, at 11:00am EDT (8:00am PDT).

You can sign […]

The Personalization Paradox

The new book from Val Swisher and Regina Lynn Preciado, The Personalization Paradox: Why Companies Fail (and How to Succeed) at Delivering Personalized Experiences at Scale, is now available.

According to Infosys, 86% of consumers surveyed indicated that personalized content has some impact on what they purchase, and 25% said that personalization plays a […]

The CX Trinity: Customers, Content, Context

50% off ($9.95) through March 15, 2021, at the XML Press eBook Store

The latest book from Alan J. Porter, The CX Trinity: Customers, Content, Context: Musings and Observations on the Dvolving Customer Experience, is now available. It looks at how we talk to customers, the content we provide to them, and the contexts […]

Lessons Learned from a Cybersecurity Technical Writer: Free Webinar

Join Megan Gilhooly and Scott Abel on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, as they chat with John Kearney about cybersecurity and technical writing. Kearney will share lessons he learned teaching cybersecurity practitioners how to make their communication accessible to others. He’ll discuss tactics technical writers can use to create error messages useful to consumers but not […]

LavaCon Discount

If you’re still undecided about going to LavaCon (and why would you be?), here’s another incentive. You can get $100 off your registration using the discount code #RichardHamilton.

You can check out the conference, see who’s speaking, read the full program, and register at https://lavacon.org/2020.

There are pre-conference workshops on Friday and Saturday, October 23-24, […]