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Progress of DITA 1.3

The DITA 1.3 specification has been approved as an OASIS Committee Specification.

What does that mean? It means that we are one step further in the process of DITA 1.3 being approved as a standard.

Below is a graphic that illustrates where we are in the OASIS process:

Kristen James Eberlein
Chair, OASIS DITA Technical Committe

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Codex 4 DITA editor helps engineers create documentation

VICTORIA, Canada — September 24, 2015

Codex Systems today announced the release of Codex® 4, the latest update of their “DITA editor for engineers,” featuring support for Mac OS X and import of text and images from non-DITA documents. 

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Suite Solutions Announces Release of SuiteHelp 4.0


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Opportunity for XML DITA Developer

Intel is looking for an XML developer with experience with the DITA Open Toolkit, DITA specializations, and at least one content management system. Great development team and a thriving DITA community!

For more information, please click here and type 769643 into the "Job Number" field. Thanks! 

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In pursuit of the ultimate techCom information architecture

How Do We Bridge the Gap Between Academics and Practitioners in Tech Comm?

Practitioners find it difficult to see how the knowledge academics produce can be used to address real, practitioner-related problems. Why?

It goes deeper than academics failing to communicate with practitioners. The reason has to do with the fact that much of the academic research itself is weakly linked to the practical problems practitioners face. This fact is what makes practitioners uninterested in talking to academics— hence the gap.

Read more to find out how the gap could be bridged.

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