The Docbook Project

The DocBook Project supports the open-source development of a variety of DocBook resources; in particular, the DocBook XSL stylesheets.

» About DocBook

DocBook is an XML vocabulary that lets you create documents in a presentation-neutral form that captures the logical structure of your content. Using free tools along with the DocBook XSL stylesheets, you can publish your content as HTML pages and PDF files, and in many other formats.
» DocBook Project site — downloads, bug reports, and feature requests
» DocBook Wiki — variety of up-to-date DocBook info

The DocBook Wiki provides a comprehensive variety of up-to-date details about DocBook, including user-contributed information and links, in a format that you can edit and add to.
» DocBook FAQ — Frequently Asked Questions

The DocBook FAQ is a a collation of a large number of Frequently Asked questions regarding Docbook. Most of the questions and answers have been culled from years of discussion on the docbook and docbook-apps mailing lists. The FAQ provides a wealth of practical guidance on real-world use of DocBook.
» DocBook discussion — mailing lists and IRC

DocBook discussion takes place on:
» — official documentation is the official home for DocBook: The Definitive Guide (also known as TDG). The site provides two online versions of TDG: The site is also the unofficial location from which you can download the DocBook schema/DTD.
» DocBook XSL: The Complete Guide — must-read DocBook publishing how-to

If you want to publish DocBook documents using the DocBook XSL stylesheets, DocBook XSL: The Complete Guide is a must-read. It contains comprehensive step-by-step how-to guidance on every aspect of publishing DocBook content in HTML and PDF form and in other output formats.
The book is for sale in paperback and in Acrobat PDF format. The full text is also available online.
» DocBook releases — online copies of latest releases

Copies of the latest DocBook Project releases are available online:
» DocBook snapshots — bleeding-edge versions of latest stylesheets

If you want to get your hands on the very latest versions, you can download pre-release “snapshots” of some DocBook project file distributions, generated from the latest development sources in the project Subversion repository.
» DBLaTeX — alternative tool for generating PDF output

The DBLaTeX project is a separate project from the DocBook project. They provide a command-line dblatex tool that you can use as an alternative to generating and processing XSL-FO output from the DocBook Project FO stylesheets.

dblatex is not yet complete, but it is in active development and is already mature enough to produce quality PDF output from a wide range of DocBook document instances.