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Prerequisites

Below is a list of materials you might find helpful as you discover and explore DITA:

Please peruse this material before the Workshop.

Websites

Online community for the Darwin Information Typing Architecture OASIS Standard
http://dita.xml.org/

Helping you get started with topic-based structured writing
http://www.ditausers.org/

Advancing open standards for the information society
http://www.oasis-open.org/

A set of Java-based, open source tools that provide processing for DITA maps and topic content
http://dita-ot.github.io/


Articles and Blogs

Here are several articles and blogs that provide excellent background information about DITA.
DITA for Beginners
Can you explain that again? DITA for Beginners (PDF PDF article)
By Tony Self, published in tcworld March 2011

Carolina Communique
Learning DITA. “I DITA know that!”
By Lisa Logan, published in Carolina Communiqué August 2014

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Learn DITA on Your Own”
By Nathalie Laroche, May 2014

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DITA Resources
From TechWhirl Magazine

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The DITA Open Toolkit – What You Really Need to Know
From the DITA Chicks Blog

What is DITA?
What is DITA and Why Should You Care?
By Chris Benz, published in Learning Solutions Magazine, September 27, 2010


DITA Primer (Learn the DITA basics)
From Publishing Smarter


Books



Additional Material

Bernard Aschwanden's "DITA Tools and Technology: Introduction to DITA" video provides a nice overview of DITA:
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DITA Workshop
DITA Workshops: Oct 22 & 29, 2016


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