Are you interested or perhaps already using DITA but find the concept of keys to be mystifying? Or are you afraid that maybe you could get better reuse out of your content if you were able to optimize your key-based content?
In this presentation by IXIASOFT DITA Evangelist Keith Schengili-Roberts (also the host of the popular “DITAWriter” website) draws back the curtain and shows that keys can be understood by mere mortals. He will provide a straightforward guide to how keys work within DITA, and while the presentation will touch briefly on some of more complex things that can be done with keys, the focus of this presentation is on key basics.
In this special TC Dojo webinar, Keith will provide you with a better sense of what keys are, how they work, and what is possible with them.
Watch the Video
Recorded: Wed, 11 October , 2017 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST
Links from the presentation
- Code Samples @ github: https://github.com/DITAWriter/dita_keys_examples
- Understanding DITA Keys and Key Spaces:
- Thunderbird DITA Demo Content Collection:
- Scoped Keys in DITA 1.3:
- Get Keyed Up About DITA 1.3 Keys!
- Keys are the Key to Reuse [TC Dojo Open Session] www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea55hFTlkEI
Visiting TC Dojo Master
Keith Schengili-Roberts is a DITA Information Architect at IXIASOFT, DITA evangelist and technical writing nerd. Keith is also an award-winning lecturer on Information Architecture at the University of Toronto’s iSchool, and Durham College. He is also an active member of the OASIS DITA Technical Committee, and can often be found presenting at conferences, working with customers, and researching how DITA is being used and sharing those results with the DITA community. Keith’s popular industry blog DITAWriter.com has become a focal point on DITA resources and best practices. Connect with Keith on Twitter @KeithIXIASOFT.
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