DITA (Darwin Information Typing Architecture) - A New Standard for Technical Documentation — A 1 day course

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Retired Course; no longer available


DITA is an XML-based information architecture that is specially designed for technical documentation. Outstanding features, especially the topic-oriented approach, distinguish DITA from comparable architectures, such as DocBook.


After the course you will know the essential features of DITA, and you will be able to assess whether DITA is suitable for your documentation needs.

Suitable For

People who are responsible for documentation and anyone who would like to learn about DITA.


We assume you have an understanding of XML. We recommend our XML courses for preparation.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Courses in this subject are scheduled on request. We can arrange a course at our training centre in Goethestrasse, Munich or on customer site.

For courses at our training centre in Munich, the fee will be:

Group discounts are available for groups of 2 or more paticipants.

On-site course fees are as above + expenses recharged at cost.


What is DITA?

What is topic-oriented modularisation?

Important DITA elements and their application

Getting started with the DITA Open Toolkit

Which tools can be used for DITA?

How can you adapt DITA to your needs?