Some writers and specialists claim it’s too difficult to write in DITA and that the learning curve is too steep. Some other specialists and documentation managers claim that they can start new hires writing in DITA in a couple of hours.
This article is the follow-up of a series of articles about writing practices that authors must adapt, adopt, or shed.
We will focus here on the new practices that authors must adopt when writing using DITA. Of course, the trajectory and requirements for each company are different. Still, the most important hurdles for authors usually relate to these three aspects: accessibility, navigation alternatives, and writing for reuse. […]