Monthly Archives: February 2010

Tips: Keyboard Shortcuts for Safari Books Online Subscribers

Did you know that there are keyboard shotcuts for many of the functions you perform while using Safari Books Online, like “a” for adding titles to your favorites? The following table outlines the keyboard shortcuts you are able to use while … Continue reading

Last Week Course Technology PTR Added Another 41 titles to Safari Books Online

David Busch’s Canon® EOS 50D Guide to Digital SLR Photography By: David D. Busch Publisher: Course Technology PTR You don’t want good pictures from your new Canon EOS 50D—you demand outstanding photos. After all, the 50D is the most advanced … Continue reading

New to Safari Books Online: PHP 6: Fast & Easy Web Development

PHP 6: Fast & Easy Web Development By: Julie Meloni; Matt Telles Publisher: Course Technology PTR Introduction “If you would have told me four years ago that this little book would be so popular as to warrant another edition, I … Continue reading

Web-based epubcheck upgraded to epubcheck 1.0.5

The invaluable epubcheck has officially been at version 1.0.3 for months, but the latest incremental build (1.0.5) has significant improvements. I’ve been seeing a number of ebooks entering the marketplace which pass epubcheck 1.0.3 but have serious flaws that are … Continue reading

Slides and notes from Digital Book World: Getting Past “Good Enough” Ebooks

I had a great time speaking in front of the audience at Digital Book World 2010. Actually, that’s not true, it was pretty scary — big audience! But the talk seemed well-received, and the conference was very well-organized, especially given … Continue reading

Innovative Tech Professionals and Coder Challenge Winners From Around the Globe Honored at Safari Books Online Event in Sebastopol, California

Super Techie Winners Use Technology in Creative and Novel Ways SEBASTOPOL, Calif. – February 2, 2010 Safari Books Online (, the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media, and business professionals, hosted an event in January to honor the … Continue reading

Safari Books Online Adding 350 Packt Titles in 2010

Developers and IT Professionals to Benefit from Additional Open Source Packt Titles Available in Safari Books Online’s Digital, Subscription-Based Library SEBASTOPOL, Calif. – February 1, 2010 Safari Books Online (, the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media, and … Continue reading