What is it ?
Ant4docbook is an
task for processing
DocBook is a semantic markup language for writing technical documentation :
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <article xml:lang="en" xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude"> <title>My first docbook article</title> <section id="section1"> <title>Section level 1</title> <para> write your documentation </para> </section> </article>
<project name="ant-project" default="todo"> <target name="todo"> <!-- define ant task here, such as <dbk> task --> <dbk file="docbook.xml" tofile="file.html"> </target> </project>
Please see : documentation for descriptions and samples.
Why another docbook processing tool when there are already many ones
Even if these tools do their jobs as they have to do, it is sometimes quiet difficult to install/use/customize them.
Ant4docbook aims to be :
- easy to use.
easy to install.
Ant4docbook package contains all tools and dependencies
- easy to customize
- cross platform