What’s New in this Release : ePublisher Platform
 
ePublisher Platform
These items pertain to parts of the ePublisher platform that are not specific to any type of input content or published output.
Summary
There are a few improvements we made for ePublisher, such as:
*Markdown source file support.
*Added Python 3.6 as a new Helper for Markdown customizations.
*New installer technology for faster/easier upgrades.
*Digitally signed installer and applications for improved use in secure environments.
*Links Report now validates external URLs.
*New Conditions report for capturing undefined/non-standard conditions.
*New HTML Reports for easier reading and use in CloudDrafts.
*For the WebWorks Help 5.0 format, search highlighting now works in all standard browsers.
*Client-side Search improvements for Reverb.
Documentation
There are two main sections that were added to the documentation:
*API docs for ePublisher XSLT extension functions from source code.
*New Developer Guide with comprehensive reference and learning sections.
Deprecated in this release
ePublisher now warns you of when operating with unsupported or deprecated applications and output formats. For this release of ePublisher the following operating systems, applications, and output formats are being deprecated (after this release they will become unsupported):
*Adobe FrameMaker version 8.0
*Microsoft Word version 2007
*Simple HTML output format
*Sun JavaHelp 1.1.3 output format
No longer supported
Applications, operating systems, and output formats no longer supported but listed here for your convenience.
*DITA-OT version 1.4
*Microsoft Windows Vista operating system
*Microsoft Reader output format
*Palm Reader output format
*2013.3 have been removed from the standard install. As with all legacy formats they are available in a separate installer, contact support for details.