Early ExtendScript Experiences

Simon Bate / Reviews, Tools7 Comments

ExtendScript allows automation of most FrameMaker tasks and, through the ExtendScript Toolkit, allows scripts to use other ExtendScript or ActionScript objects. If our clients were going to be asking for tools that use ExtendScript, I thought I’d take a look at it.

Hacking the DITA Open Toolkit

Simon Bate / DITALeave a Comment

The Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) defines a set of XML elements for creating and organizing content. However, the DITA specification is silent on transforming DITA into user-readable documentation. The DITA Open Toolkit (DITA OT) fills that gap, providing a mechanism for transforming DITA content into … Read More