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Same mess, different tools – Liz Fraley on the Content Content Podcast

b Post Summary In her interview, Liz Fraley talks in detail about the history of structured authoring and how her opinions have changed over 17 years in the technical writing industry. Last month I had the opportunity to talk with Ed Marsh of the Content Content podcast. I’ve known Ed…

Can I use Arbortext with the DITA OT?

We get a lot of questions about whether you can use Arbortext with the Open Toolkit. The answer is, “Yes, of course,” but any further details are difficult unless you know what the questioner means by that. “Arbortext” is a portfolio of products that includes an editor, multiple publishing engines…

Given enough time and resources, Sharepoint can make anything happen

Recently I was preparing my talk for the Gilbane Boston conference coming up in December. I’m presenting along-side two people I respect a lot: Barry Schaeffer and Doug Gorman. I’ve known Barry for years and years. He’s the former President of X-Systems, a company that was an Arbortext partner from…

Is your business OK with OTK?

I love DIY projects! I find them truly irresistible. I relish each and every facet of them. From concept to completion, there is nothing I don’t enjoy. For me, there is nothing more rewarding than seeing something I created being brought to fruition. Perhaps it is the influence from my…

A-Oh-(Tee)-Kay: Using Arbortext with the DITA OTK, Part 2 (Doing it)

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 2, Episode 5 In this 30-minute, recorded web session, Mark Giffin reviews how Arbortext and the DITA Open Toolkit (DITA OT) play together and then demonstrates how to install the AOTk Publish script and execute the DITA OT directly from Arbortext. About this session Skill Level:…

A-Oh-(Tee)-Kay: Using Arbortext with the DITA Open ToolKit (how it works)

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 2, Episode 2 In this 30-minute, recorded web session, Mark Giffin gives an overview about how Arbortext and the DITA Open Toolkit (DITA OT) play together and how you can execute the DITA OT directly from Arbortext. About this session Audience: Beginner Presenter: Mark Giffin, Mark…