Now that the DITA Open Toolkit is hosted on GitHub, it’s easier than ever to contribute changes to the DITA-OT source code or the documentation.
At DITA Europe in Munich, the DITA Open Toolkit contributors split the toolkit documentation into a dedicated repository to make it easier to contribute.
Claude Vedovini has released a set of plugins for the DITA Open Toolkit and WordPress that allow you to publish DITA content to a WordPress site.
Once of the main complaints about the CVS version control system is that it’s difficult to move or rename files as your project structure changes.
David Peralty has a nice tutorial on using Subversion to keep WordPress current by checking out the latest code directly from the Automattic repository.
DITA Open Toolkit 1.4.1 includes bugfixes and minor enhancements to provide greater control over the output directory and improve error reporting.
The open source Web development environment formerly known as the Aptana IDE has been re-christened as “Aptana Studio” and released as Version 1.0.
A new version of Aptana updates PHP support with Code Assist on PHP functions and parameters, improved PHP syntax colorization, and a PHP outliner.
There’s now a Mac equivalent for TortoiseSVN: SCPlugin is a free, open-source utility that displays the status of your version-controlled files in the Finder.
Version 1.4 of the DITA Open Toolkit is now available, including support for new DITA 1.1 elements such as bookmaps, index-see and index-see-also entries.
The DITA Technical Committee at OASIS, the international open standards consortium, has announced the approval of DITA version 1.1 as an OASIS Standard.
For those who find Eclipse a bit intimidating to install, configure and maintain (or just appreciate a simpler approach), there’s now an easier way.
A new version of the Aptana IDE is available with a new colorization engine, Eclipse Monkey support and “tons of enhancements”.
While test-driving Aptana recently, I found the absence of a Tile command for editor tabs absolutely vexing!