The challenges of dematerializing InDesign documents

The challenges of dematerializing InDesign documents

The Flatplan One of the key parts of Simple Workspace is the Simple Brief application, a flatplan created to manage the production of documents in InDesign format. Flatplans are widely used in the publishing industry to track the progress of a magazine, for example....
Building an offer step 3: wysiwyg

Building an offer step 3: wysiwyg

In the previous articles of the ” Building an offer ” series, we first described how to structure the data forms intended to manage the data to be published (step 1), which led us to describe : The definition of the offer forms ; The mapping of...
Great and little stories around the automation of page layout

Great and little stories around the automation of page layout

From writing to layout After homo sapiens invented farming [1], he quickly realized that it was complicated to rely strictly on his memory. Indeed, as exchanges multiplied, how could they keep their accounts up to date? This is how writing was born. We wrote on wax...
From production to development

From production to development

The role of a software editor is also to plan for future developments. This often leads to incremental improvements and sometimes to more significant revisions.When preparing the J2S concept in 1999, we identified the need to rewrite the software every 3 years. After...
Generate automatically a game to learn how to count 3/3

Generate automatically a game to learn how to count 3/3

While rereading my last articles, I came across the following sentence: – I would like to automate the layout of my documents with Simple Workspace, but how does it work? I realized I was being asked this question very rarely. Could it be because of the first...
Building an offer, step 2

Building an offer, step 2

In the previous article entitled Building an offer, step 1, we presented a functional approach to model offer sheets according to their use: web, email, RS, catalog, flyer, tags, labels, etc. This work outlined: The mapping of publications; The definition of the...
Different stages of the photo tour

Different stages of the photo tour

The analysis of a recent client project in the world of B2C sales reminded us of the extent to which images are at the heart of e-commerce. Visuals improve sales by promoting product memorization and help reduce product returns. A 2019 study [1] shows that, depending...
Generating automatically a game to learn how to count 2/3

Generating automatically a game to learn how to count 2/3

Again and again, there is not a day that goes by without someone asking me: – I would like to automate the layout of my documents with Simple Workspace, but how does it work? Good news, the first article has already explained a lot of things… Remember, I...
Building an offer, step 2

Building an offer, step 1

We regularly refer to the notion of offer. By this word, we mean what constitutes a company’s offer, i.e.: the products and services offered to its market on which it communicates. This article is the first of a series of articles describing the required steps...