Training

Courses to improve the way you work with software, increase productivity, and to improve processes by learning and following best practices.

DITA

Best Practices

  • DITA Tools and Technology: A two–day course is developed for people who need to learn about DITA and want the basics of the software tools that work with it.

FrameMaker

  • DITA Authoring: A two–day course for people who use FrameMaker—withDITA—to develop content based on topics, concepts, tasks, references, and maps.
  • DITA-FMx Authoring: A two–day course for people who use FrameMaker—with the DITA FMx plug-in from Leximation—to develop content based on topics, concepts, tasks, references, and maps.
  • DITA Development: A five–day course for people who create and manage templates and the Element Definition Document (EDD) for use with DITA based content.

JustSystems XMetaL

  • DITA Authoring: A two–day course for people who use XMetaL to develop content based on topics, concepts, tasks, references, and maps.

Tools and Tech

Minimalism

  • Minimalist Documentation: A two–day course developed for people who need to reduce the volume and complexity of content.

Writing

  • Topic Based Writing: A three–day course developed for people who need to create topic–based content, regardless of the tool used to create the content.

Tools: FrameMaker for Authors

  • Authoring: A two–day course for people who work with FrameMaker—using the Standard Interface—to develop content based on existing templates.
  • Structured Authoring: A two–day course for people who work with FrameMaker—using the Structured Interface—to develop content based on existing structured templates.

Tools: FrameMaker Development

  • Template Development: A three–day course for people who harness the power of the FrameMaker template to enable writers to do more, in less time.
  • EDD Development: A three–day course for people who create and manage an Element Definition Docume
  • Unstructured File Conversion: A one–day course for people who work with FrameMaker—using the Structured Interface—to migrate content from unstructured FrameMaker to structured templates.

Tools: Webworks ePublisher

  • ePublisher Pro Basics: A one–day course for people who use ePublisher Pro to get FrameMaker, Word, or DITA source content into online formats such as HTML, CHM, or WebWorks Help.
  • ePublisher Pro Help Development: A one–day course for people who develop custom WebWorks Help or Microsoft HTML Help templates.

Tools: XDocs CMS

  • XDocs CMS for Authors: This two–day course for people who produce content using Bluestream XDocs and either FrameMaker or XMetaL Author.