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* WORKSHOP: STC UK Chapter Seminar and Workshop on DITA and XML
* FRAMEMAKER TRAINING: Baltimore MD + SF Bay Area
* CONFERENCE: European Information Development Conference (EIDC)
9 to 10 November in Wiesbaden, Germany
* ANNOUNCE: Quadralay Ships WebWorks® ePublisher Pro
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WORKSHOP: STC UK Chapter Seminar and Workshop on DITA and XML
The UK Chapter of the STC is hosting an event at Coventry University on
19th November 2005, focusing on XML and DITA.
The guest speaker will be Alan Houser, president of Group Wellesley, Inc.,
a firm that provides consulting, training, and application development
services to support single-source publishing, electronic publishing, and
Baltimore MD (Mount Vernon):
* Single Sourcing with FrameMaker, Oct 31
* FrameMaker Template Design, Nov 1-2
* FrameMaker-to-Acrobat Advanced Techniques, Nov 3-4
* Technical Indexing with FrameMaker, Nov 5
* Structured FrameMaker: Authoring, Nov 7
* Structured FrameMaker: Developing EDDs (hands-on), Nov 8-9
San Francisco Bay Area: [10% early reg. discount ends Nov 8]
* Technical Indexing with FrameMaker, Nov 29
* Structured FrameMaker: Authoring (hands-on), Nov 30
* Structured FrameMaker: Developing EDDs (hands-on), Dec 1-2
* Single Sourcing with FrameMaker, Dec 3
* FrameMaker Template Design, Dec 5-6
* FrameMaker-to-Acrobat Advanced Techniques, Dec 7-8
CONFERENCE: European Information Development Conference (EIDC)
9 to 10 November in Wiesbaden, Germany
European Information Development Conference (EIDC)
The European Information Development Conference is a high quality event
for professionals dealing with multilingual product information such as
technical writers, web designers, documentation and information managers,
translators, vendors etc. It provides an excellent platform for
information and knowledge exchange between experts from the industry,
researchers, education experts, service providers and free-lancers.
In six forums the attendees will have the opportunity to hear about and
discuss current TC topics, best-practice examples, new trends and
* Online help forum
* Localisation forum
* XML forum
* Usability forum
* Content management forum
* Terminology in Advanced Management Applications (TAMA)
The forum presentations will be completed by workshops where topics are
approached in-depth and in a more interactive and practice-oriented way.
It will take place 9 to 10 November 2005 in Wiesbaden in the centre of
Germany, close to Frankfurt/Main Airport.
The EIDC conference will be linked to the tekom annual conference (9 to 11
November) which has become, in the past few years, the most important
event in the field of technical communication in Europe.
ANNOUNCE: Quadralay Ships WebWorks® ePublisher Pro for FrameMaker
New product allows users to create customized online-viewable content
directly from Adobe FrameMaker documents
AUSTIN, TEXAS?October 4, 2005?Quadralay Corporation, the leading provider
of complete electronic publishing solutions, today announced the immediate
availability of its next-generation software solution for creating online
content, WebWorks ePublisher Pro for Adobe(R) FrameMaker(R).
WebWorks ePublisher Pro is a completely re-engineered, XML-based version
of Quadralay's powerful single-source online publishing solution and is
fully compatible with FrameMaker 7.2, the latest version of Adobe's
enterprise-class authoring and publishing software.
By unleashing the power of XML, WebWorks ePublisher Pro for FrameMaker
gives users the ability to quickly and easily create customized content
for the Web, intranets, professional online Help systems, portable
devices, enterprise-ready XML, or PDFs. The software provides greater
flexibility and ease of use for Help authors, technical writers,
documentation professionals, and other content providers wanting to
produce content for common online formats directly from Adobe FrameMaker
"Our new product, WebWorks ePublisher Pro for FrameMaker, is completely
compatible with Adobe's recently announced FrameMaker 7.2," says Michael
E. Fabry, CEO of Quadralay Corporation. "We are proud of our commitment to
meet the demands of this important user base with this robust software
The many innovations of WebWorks ePublisher Pro for FrameMaker include a
new user-friendly interface and XML-based processing for improved
performance. The new application also includes an online content-preview
window for visual style development, GUI-based advanced customizations,
and more. In all, the solution streamlines work and dramatically
increases productivity, which saves time and money.
"WebWorks ePublisher Pro is the premiere solution for FrameMaker users who
publish online content. Quadralay has made terrific advances in the
underlying technology that allow for maximum flexibility and control.
These advances will truly deliver a higher return on investment for our
customers," says Karl Matthews, FrameMaker Group Product Manager at Adobe.
Pricing and Availability
WebWorks ePublisher Pro for FrameMaker is available for purchase online at
the WebWorks Store at www.webworks.com/store. The software is priced at
US$1,395 for authors, and internationally for US$1,515.
The software can also be bought by contacting Quadralay by phone at (512)
719-3399, extension 501, or via e-mail at sales -at- webworks -dot- com -dot- In addition,
select resellers sell WebWorks ePublisher Pro. A listing of resellers is
available at www.webworks.com/partners/pindex.aspx.
For a limited time, customers can save $250 when upgrading from any
competitive Help authoring tool.
Contact: VP of Marketing
512-719-3399 ext. 244
marketing -at- webworks -dot- com
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