Adaptive content is a timely consideration for improving user experience on the Web. But Web standards fall short of providing consistent tools to guide content authors and application developers, and the XML standards that can provide that consistency often raise the adoption bar too high. A solution lies in using valid XML template documents to drive the setup of Web content editing forms and applications. We’ll show how to use DITA XML templates to guide the creation of Web content that is easy to maintain and integrate with responsive themes and adaptive Web applications.
Don Day is co-founder of the Contelligence Group. He has led enterprise innovation efforts for more than 20 years resulting in multiple patents, official recognition for his contribution to reengineering IBM’s information assets, and designation as an OASIS Distinguished Contributor for his efforts convening and leading the OASIS Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) Technical Committee. Don provides consulting on strategy, technology, and best practices for optimizing the value and usefulness of unstructured data.