Release 7.16: Hip to be square

Forget everything you know about table selections in Fonto. This release introduces a sparkling new way of making cell selections. And while at it, we’ve also made various improvements to the focus and selection behavior as a whole in Fonto.  Although we’ve been dedicating the majority of our time to prepare for the upcoming releases, …

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Migrating from Xopus to Fonto Editor

Xopus has been on the XML editor market for years. Xopus was the first WYSIWYG XML editor that worked directly from the browser. In 2020 though, SDL (RWS today) decided to stop the development and support of Xopus, and to replace it with Fonto Editor in its Tridion Docs solution.  In this article, we describe …

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Combined ISO 9001 and 27001 certification for Fonto

This week, Fonto has been certified for both ISO 9001 and ISO 27001. Thom Lejewaan, IQMS coordinator of Fonto, tells us about the certification. Integrated Quality Management  Fonto considers Quality Management (ISO 9001) and Information Security (ISO 27001) as two inseparable aspects of its management system. Security is one of the most important aspects of …

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Use case: Fonto Review for Standards Developing Organizations

When standards reach the ‘draft for review and public comment’ stage they are made available to the public. Back in the days, the mailman was involved in this process. Then the fax machine took over and at the start of this century, the web provided new opportunities, changing the public comment process for good.  Web-based …

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Release 7.13: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

It’s finally here! After tirelessly working on our new documentation portal, we’re very excited to announce that its website has launched. The new website contains all the articles from before, except it’s much faster, more structured, easier to search and quicker to navigate. Click here to visit.  We’ve also showered our Outline with love this …

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Optimize your XPaths for better performance

This blogpost is part of a series on improving the performance of implementations of the Fonto editor. In our experience, XPath is often one of the biggest bottlenecks for the editor’s performance. This is logical if you look at most modern Fonto APIs: SX configuration, mutation hooks and even custom sidebars use a lot of …

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"100% of the Fonto employees say it is a great place to work"

During the autumn of 2020, Great Place to Work extensively surveyed the Fonto team on five key values: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie. Based on the outcomes of this survey, Fonto is now  officially a ‘Great Place to Work’! Fonto scored above the benchmark on each of the key values. Employees are proud to …

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Release-7.12

Release 7.12: Drinking our own champagne

This release we’ve been tackling some big projects that are going to greatly benefit both our internal workflow as well as our clients’. For starters, we’ve been working on our very own diff engine, which will replace the current engine in Fonto Document History. This new and improved diff engine makes comparing revisions a lot …

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Optimizing an XPath

A poorly performing application is pretty much always something which upsets users. And they should be; why would they need to wait for an application to finish processing? Writing high performances software is hard: it takes time, skill, discipline, and careful craftsmanship. Whether you’re writing a database application or a microservice that implements some algorithm, …

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