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The Content Wrangler Community - A Social Network for Content Pros

The Content Wrangler Community is the new social network dedicated to people who value content as a business asset, worthy of being effectively managed. This is the place where technical communicators, medical and science writers, marketing pros, online community managers, document engineers, DITA gurus, information architects, localization and translation pros, taxonomists, bloggers, documentation and training managers, and content creators of all types hang out. It's much more than a blog.

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10 DITA Resource Lists

DITA News. About 30 places to go for news about DITA.

DITA World. A comprehensive list of DITA websites.

DITA Websites. 20 of the important websites covering DITA today.

DITA Webinars. 11 recorded Webinars on DITA.

DITA Mailing Lists. 6 mailing lists with frequent mentions of DITA.

DITA Publications. 37 publications and a link to a few dozen great presentations on DITA.

DITA Communities. 11 communities, mostly in North America so far.

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5 Minutes Linux Tutorial to Getting Started with DITA Open Toolkit

This tutorial will help you set up and use the DITA Open Toolkit open-source publishing system under a Debian or Ubuntu system in 4 steps and 5 minutes.

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5 Minutes Windows Tutorial to Getting Started with DITA Open Toolkit

This tutorial will help you set up and use the DITA Open Toolkit open-source publishing system under Windows in 5 minutes.

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Automating DITA XML multilingual documentation projects management

Guideline and script for the DITA Open Toolkit open-source publishing system to manage multilingual DITA XML projects.

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Center for Information-Development Management

The Center for Information-Development Management is an organization of information-development, training, and support managers across the United States and internationally. The CIDM is directed by Dr. JoAnn Hackos,  international leader in the management of the design, development and dissemination of information to customers and employees.

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Cover Pages Technology Report: DITA

The Cover Pages is a comprehensive, online reference collection supporting the XML family of markup language standards, XML vocabularies, and related structured information standards. The Cover Pages Technology Report on DITA provides links to principal references, briefing materials, related technologies, and more.

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A group blog with multiple contributors blogging on DITA topics (based on WordPress).

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DITA Infocenter

DITA Infocenter ( is a demonstration of online Eclipse Help that contains the DITA Language and Architectural Specifications (v1.0) and the 1.3.1 version of the DITA Open Toolkit User Guide, all in a single, searchable interface with  a TOC and Index.

When the v1.1 DITA Specs are approved, they too will be included.

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DITA News offers a mailing list, a blog aggregator, and a newsletter on DITA.

It also has a listing of about 50 DITA tools, from editors and CMS to stylesheet designers and publishing engines.

Read more Focus Areas: BPEL | DITA | ebXML | IDtrust | OpenDocument | SAML | UBL | UDDI
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