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Incremental Adoption of DITA: A Real-World Example

Presentation by Martin Jakubik at XPubs 2008.

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Information architecture for Web 2.0

Presented as a two-hour workshop at Content Week 2007:

  • Learn about information architecture and why you need it
  • Find suitable structures for content and content delivery
  • Manage document types with DITA XML
  • Navigate and find content in new ways: the role of wikis, folksonomies and adaptive content
  • Define content management strategies from the users' perspective

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Intro to DITA

Intro to DITA presentation from STC 2006

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Introduction to DITA

Presentation given by Kristen James Eberlein at DITA TECHCOMM 2008.

"New to DITA? This session will include a technical overview of DITA, as well as information about its history and why it is the XML authoring and content-management standard of choice for so many companies. Expect to leave the session with an understanding of both the key concepts of DITA and what it promises in regard to increased productivity and cost savings."

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Managing Content and Producing Output with the Eclipse IDE

Presentation at the 23 July 2008 meeting of the RTP DITA Users' Group by Tom Ed White, Tekelec.

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Maximum Reusability - A Case Study of DITA-based Content Production

Presentation by Andrea Leszek at XPubs 2008.

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Migration to DITA and CMS Implementation - A Work in Progress

Presentation by Chris Hadley and Noz Urbano at Xpubs 2008.

With over ten years of independently developed XML-based authoring processes to manage, and thousands of pages of help content needing to go to multiple output formats for various related products, the Micro Focus User Information team recognised the need to refresh an ageing and complex system to keep up with corporate growth and acquisitions. With sustainability and transferability of the new system as top priorities, Micro Focus defined an aggressive timescale to:

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Mit DITA gewappnet für die Zukunft

Keynote-Vortrag von Prof. Sissi Closs auf der tekom-Jahrestagung am 9. November 2005 in Wiesbaden.

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Optimizing Content Development Using Topic Maps

Optimizing Content Development Using Topic Maps. Presented at the DITA 2007 conference by Joe Gelb of Suite Solutions.

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Overriding the DITA Open Toolkit with Plug-ins

There are several ways to customize output from the DITA Open Toolkit,
some of which are better or than others. The most comprehensive method is
to create a plug-in, which can do anything from modifying the presentation
of a single element, to adding support for a new DITA Specialization, to
creating an entirely new transform type. Plug-ins can likewise scale up from
a couple of 5 line XML files all the way to complex set of XSLT or Java

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