PDF format at the end of this post. We’ve worked on a few DITA-to-PowerPoint projects. In some cases, the project sounded like a natural fit. In other cases, the fit was less than compelling. Even in projects that seemed to have a natural fit, we … Read More
In episode 91 of The Content Strategy Experts podcast, Gretyl Kinsey and Simon Bate continue their discussion about using text strings and microcontent. This is part two of a two-part podcast. “Make sure that their voice is heard. All groups that are using your strings … Read More
In episode 90 of The Content Strategy Experts podcast, Gretyl Kinsey and Simon Bate talk about using text strings and microcontent. This is part one of a two-part podcast. “They’re starting to get the idea of taxonomy and how important it is for all parts of … Read More
This post is also available in PDF format. Out of the box, the DITA Open Toolkit (OT) looks as though it’s localization-ready. The HTML and PDF plugins contain strings for over 50 languages. So it would seem that all you have to do is specify … Read More
A few weeks ago, the blog post DITA for learning content introduced the DITA Learning and Training specialization and described how the specialization can help those creating content for electronic delivery through a learning management system (LMS) or other eLearning tool. This post gives a … Read More
Training organizations can use DITA for learning content. The DITA Learning and Training specialization makes it possible.
This article shows how Scriptorium helped one company use XML to integrate information in a database with desktop publishing content. In most enterprises, useful content exists in a number of different tools or databases. To include that content in your publications, you might use traditional … Read More
Since Scriptorium first announced the availability of LearningDITA.com, we have had more than 1,100 subscribers to our free online DITA courses. To complete the exercises in LearningDITA, we have recommended that students install an XML editor. This has presented a difficulty to some because they cannot … Read More
Thank you all for your great response to our free DITA courses at LearningDITA.com (over 500 registrants and counting)! Now that you’ve got your feet wet with the Introduction, concept topic type, and task topic type courses, are you ready for the next challenge?