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parson Becomes Founding Member of iiRDS Consortium

Since 2016, parson has been actively involved in the development of iiRDS (Intelligent Information Request and Delivery Standard). With the release of version 1.0, a iiRDS consortium has taken over the work of the tekom working group "Information 4.0". more ...

Technical Writing for Engineers at evodion

At evodion, software architects and IT consultants write code documentation and user stories for use cases. more ...

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Soft Skills of a Technical Writer

What soft skills should technical writers have when they start their career? Linguistic and technical understanding is important in our profession. So are the soft skills - just like in any other job. more ...

RDF is not XML – RDF serialization and iiRDS metadata

The world of technical writing loves XML. Its document type definitions are the foundation of structured authoring. XML and the underlying schemas structure the content of our information products. The benefits are twofold. Content is consistently structured and easy to read. Authors have an easier time writing the content. The structure provides guidelines for authoring. more ...

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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