Confessions of a DITA Virgin: Where’d You Go?

Confessions of a DITA Virgin: Where’d You Go?

Dear DITA Virgin, I’ve been lurking behind the scenes learning about DITA by following your blog. But you seem to have disappeared. What gives? Sincerely, Wondering and Increasingly Tense in Galveston Dear Waiting, I’m glad that you’ve been enjoying the posts! I’m...
Confessions of a DITA Virgin: Is Your Formatting Automated?

Confessions of a DITA Virgin: Is Your Formatting Automated?

Dear DITA Virgin, I’m glad to have found you – yep, I’m a DITA virgin, too. I have a lot of questions about something you said in your last post. You said, “we could write everything in plain, unformatted text – no bold, italics, heading 1, 2, or 3 styles, no...
Confessions of a DITA Virgin: Are You A DITA Virgin Too?

Confessions of a DITA Virgin: Are You A DITA Virgin Too?

My name is Tim Steele and I’m a DITA virgin. Oh, you’d never have guessed. When others talked about content models, tags, and information types, I’d nod knowingly as though I had plenty of experience myself. Listening carefully to my peers, I learned to use the words...
Welcome to Content Development 2006

Welcome to Content Development 2006

Nope, that’s not a typo. Yes, I know it’s actually 2016. But sometimes it sure FEELS like it’s 2006 to me. I talk to content development professionals every day. They come from every industry, company size, and geographic location. And most of the conversations are...