NEW FrameMaker User’s Guide: Sliced, Diced, and Enhanced

December 5, 2014 @ 2:26 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

[An update from Nandini Gupta and Peter G.A. Barraud] – Over the years, many of you from the FrameMaker community shared rich feedback on the content and structure of the FrameMaker user’s guide. We’ve been listening and we’ve spent several busy months acting on the feedback to create an improved user’s guide that meets your read more…

Digital Learning : Eye Popping Trends revealed in guest Webinar and Survey

December 3, 2014 @ 3:43 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In early December Ray Gallon and Neus Lorenzo delivered their fourth and final episode in their “Tech Challenges: Surfing and Diving Deep” webinar series. You may view the recording of this webinar by clicking on the TITLE in the line below: Sess 4) Digital Learning : Individual Adaptive Construction or Connected Social Interaction? You may read more…

Publishing XML from FrameMaker 12 to a “state-of-the-art” HTML5 eReader

December 2, 2014 @ 11:56 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In a recent webinar, a key Adobe partner, eGloo Technologies, presented a very dynamic look at a powerful new FrameMaker solution. Don Stolee demonstrated how tekAuthor and tekReader, connected with Structured FrameMaker, can give you a radically new dynamic way to share HTML5 in a “Reader” format that is closer to a traditional page view. read more…

Advanced Tips: FrameMaker 12 and Regular Expressions

November 20, 2014 @ 12:51 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Recently, one of our most valued Adobe FrameMaker partners, Rick Quatro of Carmen Publishing, was a guest presenter on a lively session on how to use REGULAR EXPRESSIONS in FIND/CHANGE within FrameMaker. This potent feature was added with the release of FrameMaker 12. You may view a recording of this session by clicking on the read more…

Guest Blog: XML Authoring Made Easy, It’s not just for Geeks anymore …

November 18, 2014 @ 4:01 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

[Guest blog by FrameMaker XML expert, Bernard Aschwanden of Publishing Smarter] In this session I simplify the process of authoring XML content. Since I have to use *a* standard for this, I’ll work with DITA content. My goal is to show you that creating, editing, saving, re-opening and publishing DITA content doesn’t have to be read more…

Guest Blog: A quick guide to mobile publishing with FrameMaker 12

November 14, 2014 @ 4:15 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Do you need to get FrameMaker content to your users via phones and tablets? Are you well past the due date? Here are the steps you need to get the job done, including an introduction to custom skins and branding. For more content, view the one hour recorded Adobe webinar I gave in October, 2014. read more…

Digital Learning: Individual Adaptive Construction or Connected Social Interaction?

November 13, 2014 @ 10:29 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Guest Blog by Ray Gallon and Neus Lorenzo Editor’s Note: this blog is posted in anticipation of an immersive, highly participative eSeminar on December 4th, “Sess 4) Digital Learning : Individual Adaptive Construction or Connected Social Interaction?” In the digital era, are we more adapted to Plato or to Aristotle? Plato learned and taught through read more…

Guest Blog: RoboHelp – “I Changed My Mind When I Saw it Online”

October 28, 2014 @ 5:18 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Editor’s Note: this guest blog is authored by Tanner Corporate Services, who recently delivered 3 thoughtful eSeminars around online Help project issues with RoboHelp. ======================== Has an SME ever said this to you? Maybe another writer has said it, but what about an SME? Maybe in response to something you developed from their print source read more…

Best Practices When Creating Interactive Video Tutorials

October 21, 2014 @ 4:46 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

=============== EDITOR’S NOTE: in this guest blog, Bernard Aschwanden shares key points and insights the he demonstrated in an October 2014. You will find a link to the recording in the purple paragraph above the first illustration. =============== This session discusses tips to create tutorial videos that enhance the learning experience. I explain the purpose read more…

Adobe Captivate: Highlights of eSeminar on Interactive Video

October 16, 2014 @ 12:52 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

This blog summarizes key points covered in a highly instructive recorded eSeminar, Best Practices when Creating Interactive Video Tutorial. Note, you may view this recorded video by clicking on the TITLE in the previous sentence. This lively session included several key ingredients to creating successful interactive videos via Captivate from Publishing Smarter’s Bernard Aschwanden. Topics read more…

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