Introduction to using generating documents with Java
The DITA Open Toolkit provides a Java interface for organizations that automate their document as part of a Java build. However, the Java interface is a wrapper for the Ant interface, so you still must install Ant. In addition, only a subset of the Ant properties are supported by the Java interface.
Three of the Java properties are required:
For example, the following command instructs DITA-OT to build the samples project as a PDF in the out directory:
java -jar lib/dost.jar /i:samples/sequence.ditamap /outdir:out /transtype:pdf
See Ant Build Properties for DITA-OT for descriptions of all supported properties.