An Introduction to DITA: The Darwin Information Typing Architecture Explained

By Deborah Pickett.

Published by The Open Source Developers' Conference Papers

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The Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) is an XML schema developed at IBM and since open-sourced. Recently reaching its 1.0 specification, DITA's approach combines the flexibility of XML with the extendability of object-orientation and the strictness of validating parsers. Tools for converting DITA documents into PDF, DocBook, HTML and Windows Help exist, utilizing XSLT and XSL Formatting Objects.

Keywords: DITA, Darwin Information Typing Architecture, XML, XSLT

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