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Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
PePcon — Ignite ID — June, 16 — 2014
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!
!
InDesign, XML and a bit of Javascript...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
MY FIRST PEP CON: 2010
2010: first edition of pepcon in Seattle, it was
great to ...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
A BIT OF HISTORY
First use of XML in 2002, InDesign 2.0 (not CS2!)
Template
Data...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
Complex projects with multiple sources
• single DB
• Structured XML
ETL
TRANSFOR...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
MULTIPLE SOURCES
Complex projects with multiple sources
ETL tools
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
POWER TECHNIQUES #1
GREP Styles
Style options
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
Tables
POWER TECHNIQUES #2
Template
Final
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
Rotated tables
POWER TECHNIQUES #3
98 | Fabbian Export Price List 2013
0,027 m³ ...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
Inline/anchored objects
and auto-size
POWER TECHNIQUES #4
Template
Final
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
Automate operations after XML import to finalize
the layout
POST-PRODUCTION SCRIP...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
Other samples of post-production scripts
• update prices
• auto-resize table bas...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
Simplified use of XML
XML AND JAVASCRIPT TOGETHER
Layout without data
Datasource
...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
Print PDF and DPS
SINGLE SOURCE — MULTIPLE OUTPUT
PDF for print
DPS for iPad (te...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
We are trying to make all the process simple for
the customer, that think XML as...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
X CONNECTION
Brand new company centered on these services
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
X CONNECTION — PRODUCT #1
• Products database
• ETL for website / e-commerce
• E...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
X CONNECTION — PRODUCT #2
A modular system based on Javascript
ICLTools
InDesign...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
OTHER PROJECTS— DPS
Birth for Real — soon in the App Store
in collaboration with...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
OTHER PROJECTS— DPS
Gi-Mar Consulting — scripts on demand
free scripts: http://w...
Claudio Marconato
me@claudiomarconato.com
PePcon — Ignite ID — June, 16 — 2014
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Now it’s up to you

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Ignite ID PePcon 2014

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My Ignite ID presentation at Pepcon 2014 (Chicago) – http://www.pepcon.com.
The presentation is about my activity in publishing business, mainly for automation in the production of marketing collaterals and everything you need to automate with Adobe InDesign and other Adobe Creative Cloud applications.

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Ignite ID PePcon 2014

  1. 1. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com PePcon — Ignite ID — June, 16 — 2014 ! ! ! InDesign, XML and a bit of Javascript ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Claudio Marconato – Adobe Certified Instructor
  2. 2. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com MY FIRST PEP CON: 2010 2010: first edition of pepcon in Seattle, it was great to present my first ignite ID and I also have my moment of glory inside indesignsecrets.com http:// j.mp/idsecrets_claudiom
  3. 3. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com A BIT OF HISTORY First use of XML in 2002, InDesign 2.0 (not CS2!) Template Datasource Final
  4. 4. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com Complex projects with multiple sources • single DB • Structured XML ETL TRANSFORMATIONS • ERP database • Excel manual database #1 • Excel manual database #2 • … • PDF for print • DPS • dynamic website • e-commerce • Template InDesign • Post-production
  5. 5. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com MULTIPLE SOURCES Complex projects with multiple sources ETL tools
  6. 6. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com POWER TECHNIQUES #1 GREP Styles Style options
  7. 7. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com Tables POWER TECHNIQUES #2 Template Final
  8. 8. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com Rotated tables POWER TECHNIQUES #3 98 | Fabbian Export Price List 2013 0,027 m³ - 3,90 Kg A11003C20 20x5,05 € G9 1x48W HSGS A11009C10 10x9,80 € G9 1x9W FBT 221,00 € 00 D87 A01 0,027 m³ - 3,90 Kg A11003C20 20x5,05 € G9 1x48W HSGS A11009C10 10x9,80 € G9 1x9W FBT 232,00 € 01 D87 A01 0,027 m³ - 3,90 Kg A11003C20 20x5,05 € G9 1x48W HSGS A11009C10 10x9,80 € G9 1x9W FBT 238,00 € 15 D87 A01 0,133 m³ - 11,00 Kg A10208C12 12x19,17 € E27 1x150W HSGST A10217C10 10x34,30 € E27 1x22W FBT 466,00 € 00 D87 A04 NEW 0,133 m³ - 11,00 Kg A10208C12 12x19,17 € E27 1x150W HSGST A10217C10 10x34,30 € E27 1x22W FBT 494,00 € 01 D87 A03 180 135 01530 45 60 75 90 cd/klm 200 105 150150 160 165165 45 15 30 120 60 75 90 105 120 120 80 40 Flow D87 Nicola Design Nicola Design Nicola Design Nicola Design Nicola Design Listino_Fabbian_2013 test prezzi.indd 98 08/02/2013 16.45.04 Template Final
  9. 9. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com Inline/anchored objects and auto-size POWER TECHNIQUES #4 Template Final
  10. 10. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com Automate operations after XML import to finalize the layout POST-PRODUCTION SCRIPTS after the script before the scipt
  11. 11. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com Other samples of post-production scripts • update prices • auto-resize table based on the content • create TOC and bookmarks • … POST-PRODUCTION SCRIPTS
  12. 12. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com Simplified use of XML XML AND JAVASCRIPT TOGETHER Layout without data Datasource Updated layout
  13. 13. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com Print PDF and DPS SINGLE SOURCE — MULTIPLE OUTPUT PDF for print DPS for iPad (test)Datasource
  14. 14. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com We are trying to make all the process simple for the customer, that think XML as a powerful but very complicated way. ! Now we want expand our business EXPERIENCE WITH CUSTOMERS
  15. 15. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com X CONNECTION Brand new company centered on these services
  16. 16. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com X CONNECTION — PRODUCT #1 • Products database • ETL for website / e-commerce • ETL for InDesign (print and DPS) • Export for SFA • Customer / Supplier • Marketing and Telemarketing • Commercial activities • Reports Your marketing and commercial companion
  17. 17. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com X CONNECTION — PRODUCT #2 A modular system based on Javascript ICLTools InDesign CommandLine Tools
  18. 18. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com OTHER PROJECTS— DPS Birth for Real — soon in the App Store in collaboration with multiplo.biz
  19. 19. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com OTHER PROJECTS— DPS Gi-Mar Consulting — scripts on demand free scripts: http://www.gi-mar.it/downloadScripts.html
  20. 20. Claudio Marconato me@claudiomarconato.com PePcon — Ignite ID — June, 16 — 2014 ! ! ! Now it’s up to you
 feel free to contact me here for a chat ! or contact me@claudiomarconato.com ! ! ! Thank you so much :)

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