SDL Contenta 
 Training & Education 

SDL Contenta S1000D 5.0 User training

Who Should Attend:  Authors, Editors, Reviewers, Document Production Managers 

Course Outline:  This hands-on training involves navigating the CSDB user interface, and all functions involved in an S1000D workflow including uploading data, publishing to IETP, validating references, building a publication module, managing data exchange packages and creating programs. Standard Contenta workflow functions are also addressed, including managing projects and data modules, and editing data.

Duration:  2 Days

SDL Contenta S1000D 5.0 Administration Training

Who Should Attend:  System Administrators, Application Administrators (Contenta Super-User interfacing with IT)  

Course Outline: This class covers topics you need to know about in order to configure and manage a Contenta system, including creating and configuring user accounts and access to tools and functions; location and purpose of installed programs and files; the Contenta Administration tool; and managing Contenta databases.


Duration: 1 Day

SDL LiveContent S1000D for Developers

Who Should Attend:  Programmers, Analysts, and Designers.

Course Outline: This training is targeted to software developers and maintainers who will be involved in the customization of LiveContent S1000D. The course begins by covering the essential layout and configuration of LiveContent S1000D, and the best practices involved in setting up an environment for custom development. It then moves to discussing some of the more common activities in LiveContent S1000D customization involving the use of XSL and JavaScript. The modules progress in a building block manner, using examples and hands-on lab exercises from essentials, through progressively more complex exercises, to exercising the LiveContent S1000D API.

Duration: 3 days (may be modified for target audience knowledge & experience)

Using the SDL Contenta API

Prerequisite: SDL Contenta Essentials plus hands on experience in SDL Contenta. Programming experience (Perl, JAVA, C++, VB)

Course Outline: This three- to five-day course is targeted for the programmer and covers SDL Contenta XML tools and APIs, including SDL Contenta XML environment, tool and trigger setup, APIs, custom import, edit and export/publish tools, delivered tools and aids and SQL in scripts.