A DITA & DITA Open Toolkit Reading List

I was in the process of reor­ga­niz­ing my com­put­er sci­ence and tech­ni­cal writ­ing shelf today dur­ing lunch when I began to notice a pat­tern: I have quite a few books relat­ed to DITA and the under­ly­ing tech­nolo­gies of the DITA Open Toolk­it. Well, this isn’t by coin­ci­dence. It’s a big part of my job and some­thing I’m real­ly inter­est­ed in. But it occurred to me just how much time I’ve spent pour­ing through these texts of struc­tured author­ing and XML-based technology—all in hopes of grokking this for my job.

Some Light Reading on DITA

So, in no par­tic­u­lar order, here’s a list of some of my books on the subject:



A cou­ple of books on Ant & JavaScript that I haven’t even got­ten to yet:

And, some wider shots of my (sort of) orga­nized bookshelves:

Non-Fiction Bookshelves

Office Shelves

  1. I have the first edi­tion. I’d rec­om­mend get­ting the lat­er edi­tion. []

By Jason Coleman

Structural engineer and technical content manager Bentley Systems by day. Geeky father and husband all the rest of time.

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