Re: ePublisher - recent impressions?

Subject: Re: ePublisher - recent impressions?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "monique.semp (EarthLink)" <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>, TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2014 11:06:23 -0800

At my last job, they were using RoboHelp to generate help from
FrameMaker source. We had some browser-specific problems with it, and
generally the output quality seemed dated and lame, so I evaluated
WebWorks ePublisher, and we ended up switching to it.

I thought the help looked much more professional and it seemed like
they had done a great job of making sure it worked well with all
browsers. Since the source was in FrameMaker I had no reason to check
ePublisher's PDF output so I can't speak to that.

It was also played well with source control. I only needed to check in
one file which contained all the settings and could be used to
re-create the project from scratch.


On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 10:59 AM, monique.semp (EarthLink)
<monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> Hello Whirlers,
>
> If you've recently used ePublisher, I'd love to hear how you liked (or didn't) the experience?
>
> I just had a vendor demo - I'm considering it for PDF, HTML, and CHM (or other help/HTML) output from Oxygen-authored DITA-OT content. (Current output is only PDF via Antenna house.)
>
> The demo showed that it's the greatest thing since sliced bread :), but it'd be great to hear real-world experiences, particularly around initial setup support and configuration.
>
> It does look like it's come a long way since I worked w/WebWorks 10 years ago!
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