What’s New in DITA 1.3

Kris Eberlein, chair of the OASIS DITA Technical Committee, presented changes in the new DITA 1.3 at STC Carolina’s Chapter meeting on April 14. Kris and her team are the creators of the new specifications, and Kristen started the meeting describing this complex process. Kris’ career in structured authoring dates …

My latest DITA article…

I attended STC Carolina’s April meeting, and so glad that I did. Kristen Eberlein, chair of the OASIS DITA Technical Committee spoke about the new changes to the DITA standard’s latest version DITA 1.3. Her excellent presentation is in the article at the end. Here’s the link to my article, …

The Simple Table in DITA

If you want to add a friendly little table to your XML document, then use <simpletable>. Use the <simpletable> element to create …

A Dash of Social Media Content Advice

Every business—small or multi-national—needs a social media content strategy with far reach, yet make the customer feel close. One that resonates with …

Task Topics and Their XML Elements

Task topics are the most important pieces of information in the whole document because they hold the information that users want most—instructions. …

What does a task analysis entail?

The task analysis is imperative to the start of any structured authoring project.  Without a task analysis, you can easily overlook important …