Originally published in STC Intercom, January 2008 Getting your content into XML might be difficult enough, but once it’s there, how do you turn it into something you can deliver? The Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) is a free and effective tool that can transform your … Read More
If you have added a structured application to the default ones provided by FrameMaker 8, proceed with caution before you install the patch for FrameMaker 8.0p266. The install will replace your applications definition file (structapps.fm) file without making a backup version. I had customized my … Read More
Jeni Tennison has a new blog. Her latest post has tips on when to use template matching, named templates, and for-each statements. In my experience, most people who are new to XSL overuse for-each loops, because they most closely resemble familiar programming constructs.
New on adobe.com, you’ll find a page dedicated to InDesign, XML, and scripting. Oddly, it’s entitled “Adobe digital imaging solutions for graphic designers.” The XML resources include case studies, excerpts from the InDesign User Guide and the Classroom in a Book, and a technical reference … Read More
In an excellent article that describes the challenges of reusing video content, Jon Udell writes this: “[W]e’ve hardly begun to understand the kinds of tools and techniques that will enable ordinary folks to compose and remix rich media in the same ways that — almost … Read More