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Creative content production at the push of a button

01.02.2018

Creative content production at the push of a button

In times of digitalisation, publishers have to restructure their processes and introduce suitable software to remain competitive. Many publishers, who have been producing according to the same patterns for years, are afraid of restructuring publishing workflows and introducing editorial software. Even though digitisation is forcing them to rethink workflows and IT, publishing houses are slow to change.

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Collaborative Authoring and Reviewing in an XML environment

19.12.2017

Collaborative Authoring and Reviewing in an XML environment

Until relatively recently, authoring and editing tools were mostly desktop-based applications. Content creators would share their work — Word documents, images, text files — at each stage of a project with team members for review and revision, usually via email. This was a time consuming process and it demanded a lot of co-ordinating to keep track of comments and versions, which affected productivity.

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Xeditor release 5.0

30.11.2017

Xeditor release 5.0

Just in time for the holiday season, we are proud to announce the release of Xeditor 5.0. Track changes and comments are displayed more clearly. Integrations and customizations are easier than before.

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Standards: ensuring content consistency across the enterprise

10.08.2017

Standards: ensuring content consistency across the enterprise

The DITA, TEI, JATS and S1000D standards are used to create, publish and manage information and transform communication on the basis of content reuse and single-source publishing.

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Xeditor Release 4.0

18.05.2017

Xeditor Release 4.0

The new Xeditor release 4.0 features a unique structured change tracking, an optimized user experience and a completely new look.

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Airbus Defense and Space developed a project in an optimized author environment with Xeditor

28.03.2017

Airbus Defense and Space developed a project in an optimized author environment with Xeditor

Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group, which was formed by merging the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is the leading defense and space company in Europe, the second largest space company in the world and one of the ten largest defense companies in the world. In the area of "Technical Information and Data Combat A/C" in Manching, Xeditor, the web-based XML editor from Xpublisher GmbH, is used as a prototype to create technical documentation. Mr. Thorsten Kaup, Technical Writer, was interviewed regarding the use of Xeditor in the Technical Information and Data Combat A/C sections.

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Don Bosco - Realizing a company-wide content strategy by integrating marketing in Xpublisher

16.03.2017

Don Bosco - Realizing a company-wide content strategy by integrating marketing in Xpublisher

Don Bosco Medien is one of the leading, traditional and independent publishing houses for early education and religion. They offer a variety of products aimed at children’s day-care centers, schools, families, parishes and people working in the elderly and adult education sectors. Xpublisher was introduced to the production of the books publishing program. Since the beginning of the year, the production of marketing content such as flyers and catalogs, have also been integrated. Karl Bosco is Head of Production and he was so kind to answer some questions we had about the integration.

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NWB Publishing House chooses Xeditor

08.02.2017

NWB Publishing House chooses Xeditor

NWB, a German publishing house, integrates Xeditor, the web-based XML editor, into its online author portal.

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6 key advantages why you should work with web based tools

23.01.2017

6 key advantages why you should work with web based tools

The Internet is growing and growing. Already 80% of the world's population is online. The reasons for this are the declining technology costs and the rapid development of technology. All programs and data are already in the cloud. Employees want more and more flexible jobs. A "9 to 5 job" in a fixed workplace has long been a thing of the past. Why? Cloud and web-based programs also enable employees to work from home or on the road. The only thing they need is a working Internet connection!

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Create structured content without even knowing it!

06.12.2016

Create structured content without even knowing it!

With a growing number of products, product variants and media formats, it means additional work for technical editors. Many technical editors work with unstructured word processors such as Microsoft Word. Consequently, it is very difficult to reuse and publish any content in various formats such as mobile documentation, PDF files, online help and the Internet.

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Appsoft has been renamed Xpublisher GmbH

01.12.2016

Appsoft has been renamed Xpublisher GmbH

Effective immediately, Appsoft Technologies GmbH, based in Munich, is now Xpublisher GmbH.

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How Xeditor supports effective collaboration in dispersed teams

16.11.2016

How Xeditor supports effective collaboration in dispersed teams

Globalization has a huge impact on our society and influences the business environment tremendously. Teams no longer sit in a department or company, but rather are scattered around the world. In addition, more and more people are working from home, on the train or plane - or even on vacation. Many employees in companies with editorial, university or technical publications must coordinate or grant approvals via Email, fax or phone and are tremendously error prone. How can Xeditor support you? With the collaboration & review suite team work is a breeze.

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New study in the Publishing Industry

04.10.2016

New study in the Publishing Industry

Together with Friedrich Alexander University and Heinold, Spiller & Partner, Xeditor/Xpublisher have published the study „Publishing 4.0 – Opportunities, Requirements, Concepts.” The core statements of the study will be made public and discussed at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The study is free and available as of December 2016.

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Xeditor announces partnership with IXIASOFT

21.09.2016

Xeditor announces partnership with IXIASOFT

Xeditor and IXIASOFT announced today their partnership and product integration. IXIASOFT is a global leader in the component content management systems (CCMS) marketplace.

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Sponsoring of water project in Nicaragua

19.09.2016

Sponsoring of water project in Nicaragua

The project "Water For Nicaragua 2016" sponsored by appsoft Technologies took place in the 3rd week of September. The Global Brigades SDI Munich group runs the project.

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In four weeks: Kick-off of „Water For Nicaragua 2016“

09.08.2016

In four weeks: Kick-off of „Water For Nicaragua 2016“

In four weeks there will be the kick-off of the project "Water For Nicaragua 2016" sponsored by Xpublisher GmbH.

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What comes after the Internet of Things?

25.07.2016

What comes after the Internet of Things?

Keywords like Internet the Things, Smart Services or Smart Content dominate the headlines. Whether companies are to be competitive in the future depends on how flexible they can provide their customers with tailor made information and how relevant this information is for the customers. In the future, the retrieval of information and data volume due to Increased information requirements will continue to rise. In order to store information, organize and re-use, so that it can be transmitted to the customer at the right time in the right place, it must be structured and be interchangeable.

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New: DITA video demo

14.07.2016

New: DITA video demo

Xeditor allows technical writers and occasional contributors to create DITA content intuitively and efficiently.

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Xpublisher is sponsoring the project

04.07.2016

Xpublisher is sponsoring the project "Water Brigade Nicaragua 2016"

Xpublisher GmbH is sponsor of the project "Water Brigade Nicaragua 2016", the construction of a water system in Nicaragua.

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New DITA release 1.1

23.06.2016

New DITA release 1.1

Munich, June 23, 2016 - This new release automates DITA specializations and has improved usability and document design. Furthermore, the new DITA version has been updated to use Xeditor 2.7, which includes an XML preview and updated folder structure.

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Empolis integrates Xeditor

10.05.2016

Empolis integrates Xeditor

Munich, May 10, 2016 – Empolis Information Management GmbH integrates Xeditor in its cloud-based content management system "Empolis Content Express".

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Xeditor is EContent Trendsetting Product 2016

02.05.2016

Xeditor is EContent Trendsetting Product 2016

Xeditor is named „EContent Trendsetting Product" 2016 for its first time.

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What is actually Usability and UX?

18.04.2016

What is actually Usability and UX?

Usability and UX ? Katharina Lasinger, UX expert at Xeditor/Xpublisher gave an interview about the importance of usability.

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New live demos

07.04.2016

New live demos

We now provide our potential customers with four new live demos for our different schemas: simple document XML, DITA main and DITA map schema as well as the JATS schema.

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Award: Xeditor again BEST OF 2016 Innovationspreis-IT

22.03.2016

Award: Xeditor again BEST OF 2016 Innovationspreis-IT

Xeditor convinced this year's jury of the IT Innovation Award from Initiative Mittelstand and was awarded in the category Content Management System (CMS) as BEST OF solution.

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New release

08.02.2016

New release

– Xeditor 2.7 includes a new XML preview and updated folder structure for improved customization support.

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Creating Smart Documentation and the Future of Technical Writing

18.08.2015

Creating Smart Documentation and the Future of Technical Writing

Industrial production and technical communication continue to grow more complex and demand faster product life cycles. At the same time, the Internet of Things has begun to provide an infrastructure to connect data with objects without the need for human interaction. In this future, will we need technical communication at all? Join Scott Abel, The Content Wrangler, and his special guest presenter, Alexander Hoffmann, Technical Documentation Head at appsoft.de, as they discussed whether or not future smart products would simply explain themselves, and how the role of technical writer would change over the next five years.

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Interview with Anthony Apodaca about Xeditor

13.08.2015

Interview with Anthony Apodaca about Xeditor

Recently I was made aware of a new online-based XML editor: Xeditor. Developed by Xpublisher GmbH, it is a web browser-based works XML that works with DITA and other XML standards. I was given a demo of the product by Anthony Apodaca and developer Thomas Werzmirzowsky, demonstrating to me that it is another potential tool content creators working with DITA might want to add to their set of tools. After the demo Anthony kindly agreed to an interview for publication on DITAWriter. Here it is:

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Content of the future

03.07.2015

Content of the future

How does the content of the future look like? How can the content of the future be managed? Which is the biggest challenge facing content management in the future? Jörn Fahsel/Book Science Erlangen gives answers...

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Technical Documentation and Industry 4.0

01.06.2015

Technical Documentation and Industry 4.0

What awaits Technical Documentation in the 4.0 industry age?​ W hich problems does Technical Documentation have to face today?​ How can Technical Documentation master the challenges of industry 4.0?​ Can the IT solution support Technical Documentation in the process?​ Are the tools for XML structuring a solution like Xeditor?​ Alexander Hoffmann, Head of Technical Documentation at Xpublisher GmbH gives answers ...

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