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DITA

XML-based information architecture for authoring, producing, and delivering technical information. DITA content is created in modules, so-called topics. Each topic covers a specific subject.

DITA OT

DITA Open Toolkit. Open-source publishing tool for DITA that converts DITA content into various output formats, such as PDF, XHTML, or ODT.

DocBook

Freely available information model that is defined in an XML and SGML document type definition (DTD). The DocBook structures are mainly sequential and book-like, but can be used for a broad variety of documentation content. DocBook is an open standard, which is used by many open-source projects for their documentation. It also provides semantic elements for specific purposes, such as software and hardware documentation.

DTD

Document type definition. Defines the valid elements and attributes in an XML document and determines how they can be used and which subelements they may include.

News

Ulrike Parson at Adobe DITA World: From DITA to iiRDS

Adobe DITA World is the world's biggest DITA online conference for marketing and TechComm professionals. more ...

parson becomes integration partner of gds GmbH

With this partnership, parson and gds support each other. gds is the provider of the content management systems docuglobe and XR. more ...

Blog

parson at tcworld conference 2019

Meet us at the tcworld conference in Stuttgart, Germany, in November 2019! more ...

A Shoe is a Shoe is a Shoe. But a Knot is not Always a Knot.

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