The S1000D Blog


History Many years ago I was involved in the design, implementation and population of a keyboard-less maintenance handbook system for a well known UK Train Manufacturer’s product associated with a new set of underground trains. There were three multi-machine networked systems in different locations. Touch screens were used as the method of interacting with the… Read more IETPs

Windows 10

No doubt some of you like me have had a nag pop up trying to persuade you to update your windows to the latest and best i.e. Windows 10. The update was completely free. This offer does not apply to those of us whose work machines are on a Domain. However, my home machine is… Read more Windows 10

S1000D IPD Generation

As, no doubt, those of you who need to create S1000D IPDs will know, creating and editing this type of Data Module is not easy at all. Legacy Conversion A good few years ago I was involved in a project to convert loads of Handbooks into a very early version of S1000D (1.6 actually). There… Read more S1000D IPD Generation

S1000D and DITA

Do You Remember? I don’t know if you remember, was it earlier this year or last(?), that there was a flurry of activity around the topic of S1000D and DITA. A group of people had decided that the way to go was to create a DITA which conformed to S1000D. The presentation was very interesting… Read more S1000D and DITA

S1000D Events in 2014

The general S1000D environment seems to be picking up. We have noticed an increased activity regarding enquiries for our Software and general communications about more recent issues of S1000D than Issue 2+. This has also become apparent in interest in S1000D events. UK Based Here in the UK the Congility event is going to take… Read more S1000D Events in 2014

Congility S1000D Has Passed

It does not feel like it was two weeks ago that we had the Congility S1000D Conference is Crawley. After the first session there were two tracks which meant of course that I could not see all the presentations. But follows some impression of those that I did manage to get to. Here is the… Read more Congility S1000D Has Passed