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May 11-12, 2016. COMTecnica in Bologna

International experts will meet at the two-day event in Bologna to discuss trends and topics in the field of technical communication. Frank Ralf from parson gives a workshop on "Relax, Just Do It – DITA Customization with RELAX NG”.

FrankRalfFrank RalfSummary: With DITA 1.3, the schema language RELAX NG (RNG) is becoming the normative grammar. RNG is simple and easy to learn, it is written in XML syntax, and it offers features that DTDs don’t. So what is stopping us from using RNG? In this tutorial, we will cover the basics of RNG grammar, explain the differences between DTD and RNG and walk you through a topic specialization and customization. You will learn how the RNG definitions are organized: What are domains, entities, and modules? How do I remove unwanted elements? How do I add new elements?

May 12, 2016, 9.00-10.45 am
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Tags: DITA
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