Adobe has announced it is working on a new version of the Adobe Digital Editions app. The big news is that they are now working hard to support EPUB3 in the latest version (and fixing bugs in the previous EPUB2…Continue Reading →
You’ve made a perfect InDesign file. Your paragraph and character styles are perfectly described. Now it’s time to turn it into an EPUB file. One Little Problem: See those style names? Those aren’t going to convert too well to HTML…Continue Reading →
If you spend a lot of time double-clicking Paragraph Styles and looking at this page you’ll find this tip quite helpful.
As any EPUB creator knows, the minefield of retailer support and requirements is a harrowing one. Kindle expects images of one size, iBooks another, and Nook yet another still. To add to that confusion is the fact that many of…Continue Reading →
If you’re familiar with doing web development, you know one of the best tools in any web developers toolbox in the Web Inspector. It allows you to inspect the HTML and CSS of a live page, allowing you to debug…Continue Reading →
At WWDC this week, Apple announced a new programming language called Swift. To coincide with its release, they included an iBooks title that documents the language. The opening page looks like this: Of course, many ebook clients want to know…Continue Reading →
Last week eBook Architects launched the Beta version of their new QA application FlightDeck. Joshua Tallent from eBook Architects was nice enough to give me a rundown of the application and what’s in store for its future.
InDesign’s Export to EPUB features are a huge step toward generating EPUB files without needing to hand write all of your code. Its ability to generate a CSS stylesheet from your InDesign styles is one of the major advantages, but…Continue Reading →
Ever wanted to treat the appearance of an ebook on a Paperwhite different from its appearance on a Kindle Fire? You’ll need to use media queries. Here’s a quick list of media queries to specify Kindle devices (and explanation of what…Continue Reading →