DocBook: The Definitive Guide by Norman Walsh, Leonard Muellner

By Norman Walsh, Leonard Muellner

DocBook: The Definitive consultant is the total and respectable documentation of the DocBook rfile kind Definition (DTD) and plenty of of its linked tools.DocBook is a procedure for writing based records utilizing SGML and XML. DocBook, presents all of the components you will have for technical files of all types. a couple of computing device businesses use DocBook for his or her documentation, as do a number of Open resource documentation teams, together with the Linux Documentation venture (LDP). With the constant use of DocBook, those teams can conveniently percentage and trade details. With an XML-enabled browser, DocBook records are as available on the internet as in print.DocBook: The Definitive consultant used to be written by means of Norman Walsh, the writer of the XML implementation of the DocBook DTD; and Leonard Muellner, the executive of O'Reilly & affiliates' construction instruments Group.In this ebook, you will discover: * a quick advent to SGML and XML * A consultant to making files with the DocBook DTD and linked stylesheets * information regarding utilizing SGML and XML instruments like Jade and DSSSL * An consultant to customizing DocBook * an entire SGML and XML reference, together with examples, for each DocBook aspect furthermore, the CDROM comprises: * the entire resource textual content of this e-book, in either SGML and HTML * all of the examples from the e-book * DSSSL Stylesheets that allow you to convert DocBook records to RTF, LaTeX, or HTML * The DocBook DTD for SGML, model 3.1 * The DocBk DTD for XML, model 3.1.5Oasis, the association that's the legit maintainer of the DocBook DTD, has pointed out DocBook: the Definitive consultant because the professional documentation for the DocBook DTD.

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