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Extending the DITA Open Toolkit

Robert Anderson, IBM Chief Architect of the DITA Open Toolkit, discussed Customizing the Output of the Open Toolkit at the November meeting of the Silicon Valley DITA Interest Group.

You can find the 90-minute presentation in the Open Toolkit Tutorials section of the DITA Users website.

Robert presented remotely from Minneapolis. DITA Users from around the world attended the meeting remotely via an Elluminate screen sharing session.

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Feedable, portable, mashable, DITAble

Making Web 2.0 content portable and mashable using the DITA standards for content and collections.

Presented by Michael Priestley at Content Convergence and Integration 2008.

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Formatting documents and DITA with XSL-FO

Presentation by Michael Miller at XPubs 2008.

XSL-FO is a powerful document formatting standard from the W3C that is being used in thousands of implementations worldwide.  It is used extensively for training documentation, by both government and professional publishers, in the aerospace and defense sectors and by software developers, financial institutions, automobile manufacturers and virtually everywhere documents need to be formatted.

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How to Get the Most Out of Content Migration to DITA

Presentation by Mikhail Vaysbukh at XPubs 2008.

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How to Increase Financial Returns for Existing DITA Users

Presentation by AmberSwope and John Hunt at Xpubs 2008.

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IBM DITA Wiki: Growing DITA Across the Enterprise

Presentation at the 22 October 2008 meeting of the RTP DITA Users' Group by Don Day, IBM User Technologies; Chair, OASIS DITA Technical Committee; Architect, Lightweight DITA Publishing Solutions. Jointly sponsored with the Central TX DITA User Group.

Are you curious about DITA and Wikis? Wondering whether a Wiki can be based on DITA as its source? Wondering if such DITA content can be developed by people who are not technical writers?

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IDCMS Blue: IBM's Information Development Content Management Strategy

Presentation by Mike Iantosca (IBM) at the 27 May 2009 meeting of the RTP DITA Users' Group. Jointly sponsored with the Boston DITA User Group.

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Implementing Context-Sensitive Help - Technology isn't the only challenge

Creating a successful context-sensitive help solution requires the
cooperation and respect of two groups which have a history of poor
working relations: Development and Technical Publications. Each group
has an established "best practice", i.e. "the way", that ensures a
successful deliverable. Tension comes from an unwillingness to
compromise on those established practices. Compromise means change,
change that will either enable the creation of useful customer solutions
or change that results in broken builds, failure, and finger pointing.

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Implementing DITA: From Single, Standalone Documents to Doc Sets Built in the Products the Describe

Implementing DITA: From Single, Standalone Documents to Doc Sets Built in the Products the Describe. Presented at the DITA 2007 conference by Anna van Raaphorst of VR Communications, Inc.

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