Category Archives: Publishing

Automating Content Aggregation and Document Assembly. How DITA Can Help Generate Documents Automatically

It’s a well known fact that DITA can significantly improve content reuse, single sourcing, consistency, multi-channel publsihing, and dramatically reduce translation costs. In addition, online delivery platforms, like DITAWeb, SuiteShare, and Fluid Topics, make content written in DITA more attractive for content consumers (who probably even don’t suspect that DITA works under the hood) by Read More …

Recording of Our Webinar on Integration between DITAToo and FrameMaker Is Now Available!

Thanks to everyone who attended our joint webinar with Adobe “Comprehensive DITA Pubs & CMS Solution with FrameMaker & DITAToo DITA CMS”. If you couldn’t attend the event, don’t worry! You can watch the recording here. And here are minute marker notes that the host of the webinar, Maxwell Hoffman, took during the presentation so Read More …

Free Webinar: Comprehensive DITA Pubs & CMS Solution with FrameMaker & DITAToo DITA CMS

We are proud to announce a new webinar that we are conducting in association with Adobe. The webinar will show you how a combination of DITAToo DITA CMS and Adobe FrameMaker can help you build a comprehensive DITA authoring, publication, and content management solution. At this webinar, you’ll learn how the tight integration between Adobe Read More …

From Crawley with Love

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As you already know, this year we were exhibiting and presenting at the Congility conference in Crawley, UK. This was our first time there, and I’ve never regretted we were a part of this amazing event. The organization was just great, and all the presentations I attended were extremely interesting and useful. We’ve got many Read More …

Implementing a Conref Push Mechanism in DITA

As a part of a DITAToo DITA CMS implementation for a customer, we were helping their documentation team to build information architecture and find out how DITAToo can support their processes. One of the challenges they were facing was handling content variations for OEM partners. The company sells their products in the US, Europe, and Read More …

Integrating DITA OT Plugins into DITAToo DITA CMS

Recently, we’ve been asked by several customers and partners whether it’s possible to integrate DITA OT plugins into DITAToo. They asked both about third-party plugins, like PDF5 from Antenna House or SuiteHelp from Suite Solutions, and about their own custom plugins. I’ve just integrated such a plugin (it was created by one of our customers Read More …

Recording of the Joint Webinar with Adobe on FrameMaker and DITAToo DITA CMS Is Now Available

Our joint presentation with Adobe on FrameMaker and DITAToo DITA CMS was a great success! We’ve attracted a lot of interest and got a very positive feedback. Pavel Shulga, our CTO, has demonstrated how a combination of FrameMaker and DITAToo can give you an out-of-the-box integrated solution for authoring, publishing, and managing DITA content. Pavel Read More …

DITA Publishing with DITAToo DITA CMS

DITA OT Customization

You may enjoy DITA content reuse capabilities, but in the end of the day you need to produce a nicely looking output. In early February, Keith Schengili-Roberts, the author of the DITAWriter blog, updated his list of DITA output samples. You can see it here to get an idea of what you can achieve. Publishing Read More …

Watch the Recording of Our Latest Webinar on DITAToo DITA CMS Online

In early January, in association with Metapercept Information Solutions, our implementation partner in India, we conducted a webinar on DITAToo for the audience in India. During the webinar we briefly talked about key DITA concepts and then did a live demo of DITAToo. We focused at some DITAToo’s key capabilities, including: Automatic conversion of a Read More …

Publishing from DITAToo through DITA OT version 1.6

As you know, DITA Open Toolkit (DITA OT) version 1.6 has significantly improved the overall performance, especially when publishing large documents. The Release Notes for DITA OT 1.6 state that “building the DITA 1.2 Language Specification to XHTML takes just over 1/3 of the time as with the previous release (tests show an improvement of Read More …