The OASIS Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) TC announced a new version of their Committee Note “Lightweight DITA: An Introduction”.
As of version 3.0, DITA Open Toolkit supports Markdown out-of-the-box along with the alternative authoring formats proposed for Lightweight DITA.
I spoke in London at the Write The Docs mini-conference on Documenting APIs hosted by the UK’s Government Digital Service, the team behind the GOV.UK website.
On the rise of Markdown as an alternative input method for DITA projects.
Today I spoke on the relationship between technical documentation and accessibility for a W3C event at the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam.
A new system-wide Mac OS X service converts Markdown to XHTML (and vice versa) with keyboard shortcuts.