13:30 - 14:00Welcome and registration
14:00 - 14:30New in Oxygen 16
George Bina, Alex Jitianu - Syncro Soft

George and Alex will present an overview of new additions in version 16. Topics include:

  • XPath in files
  • Quick Fixes
  • WebHelp Skin Builder
  • Profiling Colors and Styles

14:40 - 15:10A Look Into Customization Possibilities for Oxygen XML Author
Alex Jitianu - Syncro Soft

Oxygen offers generic support for any XML vocabulary and extended support for several vocabularies, such as DITA, DocBook, TEI, etc. A lot of extension points are available, which can be used to further customize this support. Alex will identify a few use cases and present solutions based on these extension points.

15:20 - 15:50Oxygen at
Nathan Veeraraghavan, Deepa Aswani - Salesforce

Nathan describes the customizations Salesforce has implemented so far; Deepa recounts lessons learned from rolling Oxygen out to a team of 60+ writers.

15:50 - 16:20Coffee break
16:20 - 16:50Improve the quality of your XML content
George Bina - Syncro Soft

Detecting issues as earlier as possible in very important to cut costs associated to correcting them. George will show you how you can identify problems as they appear and thus getting this cost near zero.

17:00 - 17:30Relax NG for DITA 1.3
Eliot Kimber - Contrext

The new version of DITA, version 1.3 will use Relax NG as the normative schema to express the DITA content models. George proposed this idea and provided a working prototype under the DITA-NG open source project and Eliot took this further making it an official proposal for DITA 1.3 and finalized its implementation. See how Relax NG simplifies the way DITA content models and specializations are defined.

17:40 - 18:00Closing session
George Bina, Alex Jitianu - Syncro Soft

Discover the new in-browser and mobile editing and review added by the new Oxygen XML WebApp and how this integrates with Dropbox and Google Drive.

Location, inc.
123 Mission St., Wailua Falls Room
San Francisco