DITA : Introduction to the standard

Understand the structures and challenges of DITA

Program

1. Introduction

  • Leaving traditional documentation
  • SGML, HTML, XML
  • Modularizing?
  • Going digital

2. XML, the basics

  • Principles of XML markup
  • DTD and schema
  • Using UTF-8
  • Publishing XML XPath, XSLT, XSL-FO

3. Foundations of DITA

  • DITA: the standard of XML
  • Innovating solutions
  • DITA Open Toolkit
  • The standard documents

4. Implementation of DITA

  • Files of DITA
  • Maps tags
  • Topics structures
  • Navigation elements
  • Reuse mechanics

5. New: writing in DITA

  • Why a Topic?
  • Choosing words
  • Translation issues

6. Producing in DITA

  • Reusing Topics
  • Reusing segments
  • Conditional filtering
  • The “Variables”
  • Graphic formats
  • Importing dynamic content

7. Tags overview

  • Common structures
  • Concepts
  • Tasks
  • Other structures

8. Implementation

  • Managing metadata, versions, languages
  • Organization, Metrics, Workflow
  • Need for an Authoring Guide
  • Need for a CCMS

 

Prerequisites

None

Target

Document managers, documentation architects, technical writers

Audience

From 3 to 6 trainees maximum per session

Duration

1 day

Diary

March 18, 2021
June 17, 2021
September 9, 2021
November 18, 2021
Other dates can be scheduled on request: info@4dconcept.fr

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