Customizing FrameMaker’s UI with ExtendScript (A Beginner’s Guide!)

December 15, 2014 @ 11:51 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Popular Adobe Tech Comm webinar guest, Russ Ward, gave a highly instructive presentation on modifying FrameMaker’s menus and user interface via ExtendScript in mid-December. You may view the recording of this webinar by clicking on the hyper-linked TITLE below: Customizing UI for FrameMaker with ExtendScript (A Beginner’s Guide!) Minute markers for key highlights in the read more…

Comprehensive DITA Pubs & CMS Solution w. Adobe FrameMaker & DITAToo

December 12, 2014 @ 12:43 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

There are many ways to easily convert unstructured data into DITA for FrameMaker. One of the most “automated” and intriguing is DITAToo. This FrameMaker partner solution (which includes a full CMS for DITA) was showcased by Alex Mayshenk. You may view the recording by clicking on the hyper-linked title below: Comprehensive DITA Pubs & CMS read more…

Conquering Globalized Content with Acrolinx and FrameMaker 12

December 10, 2014 @ 12:31 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Adobe Tech Comm welcomed the opportunity to have Thomas Aldous of ACROLINX be our guest in an early December webinar. Tom was a former Tech Comm Product Evangelist for Adobe, and he worked closely with our current Evangelist on many projects over a 20 year span. You may view the recording of this webinar by read more…

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…

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