Report from Eindhoven: TCWorld Roadshow with FrameMaker

June 13, 2013 @ 4:44 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Another week, another part of Europe. Today the tcworld roadshow landed in Eindhoven. This city was a tiny town when the Philips family started a light bulb factory in 1891. The city is still known as the ‘city of lights’ in the Netherlands. Thanks to the enormous amount of educated workforce that was needed by read more…

“Classic” 7-Part Aldous series on “Unstructured to XML” webinar series republished

June 7, 2013 @ 1:43 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In 2011, then Product Evangelist Tom Aldous produced a “deep dive”, 7-part series of webinars that covered all steps required in converting unstructured content to XML in FrameMaker. Although this series was done with FrameMaker 10, the basic steps largely remain the same, and many users frequently consulted this series as a useful references. We read more…

Magic with FrameMaker: Migrating a combination of structured and unstructured content to DITA

April 1, 2013 @ 9:07 AM, By Parth Mukherjee

In conversion projects, time is often the limiting factor. Even if you really feel the entire 500-page manual should be converted to DITA or some other structure, you might be stuck with the old materials for a long time to come. And while you are hacking away at the old document, changing details in the read more…

Do You #WriteRight?

February 6, 2013 @ 10:44 AM, By Parth Mukherjee

“It’s your Word against…my FrameMaker!”  It’s time to write technical content on the leading technical writing tool. There’s so much we could say. But for now, visit: 

Guest Blog: Top 10 reasons to move from Microsoft Word to Adobe FrameMaker

November 27, 2012 @ 4:35 PM, By Parth Mukherjee

We recently assisted a defence customer to transition from MS Word to Adobe FrameMaker 11.  With the transition, several different sized technical publication templates were developed in FrameMaker. Some of the more complex requirements included the capability to have full page graphics from size A4 all the way up to large throw clears (full size read more…

Learning from Webinars: Getting from Point A to Point B with Structured Authoring

November 16, 2012 @ 12:15 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We have a recording of an incredibly dynamic webinar from November 16 that is a “must see.” VASONT and Publishing Smarter joined forces to find a uniquely visual way to cover the many issues and potential barriers that may arise when you decide to migrate to structure authoring. You may view “Structured authoring: getting from read more…

3 Key Webinar Recordings to Help set your strategy for 2013

November 9, 2012 @ 4:44 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

[Updated Blog: webinar recording links and additional information added] — Our goal at Adobe Tech Comm is not only to provide meaningful “how to” demos on our product line, but also to share vision and strategy from experienced thought leaders and practitioners from our field. In the month of November, we had 3 especially interesting read more…

A new view on Content Strategy by Joe Gollner

November 8, 2012 @ 3:39 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Adobe Tech Comm recently hosted visionary content strategist Joe Gollner on the topic of “Content Strategies for the Real World.” This blog summarizes key concepts covered in the webinar. You may view a recording of the entire webinar by clicking here. Joe started his discussion with his definition of “The Intelligent Content Imperative”: A Global read more…

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