Monthly Archives: November 2010

iPad App, Safari To Go, Update – November 24, 2010

Since we launched the Safari To Go iPad app on November 3rd, we’ve kept a close eye on your reviews and feedback about the app. ¬†While some of you told us the app has useful features, many have also told … Continue reading

EpubCheck 1.1 released

EpubCheck, the open-source tool widely used for checking and testing EPUB files, has been updated to release 1.1. The release is available on Google Code. Note: There is a new jar file in lib/. Ensure you copy that to the … Continue reading

Better single-source Mobi/EPUB files

Edited 3:15pm: Though the current epubcheck considers the sample below to be valid, the approach described in this post is likely not strictly valid according to EPUB 2.0.1. The XHTML TOC is not necessarily meant to be part of the … Continue reading

CSS3 for Web Designers (and EPUB designers too!)

We were happy to once again be able to work on this series of web design books. I highly recommend both CSS3 for Web Designers and HTML5 for Web Designers. They’re a great resource for ebook developers who want to … Continue reading

epubcheck 1.1 RC2 posted

The public review of epubcheck 1.1 RC1 found an important bug which has just been fixed. EPUB developers are encouraged to download and test epubcheck 1.1 RC2. As before, this is a developer-only release. You need to know how to … Continue reading

Safari To Go Update – Monday, November 8, 2010

Given feedback we have received since our initial launch of an iPad app for Safari Books Online, we obviously didn’t completely hit the mark with our initial version of Safari To Go. Instead of working on additional features in our … Continue reading

Safari To Go Approved for App Store Release

Late yesterday we were notified that our new iPad app, Safari To Go, was approved by Apple for general release in the App Store. Because it can take up to 24 hours for the new app to propagate through the … Continue reading

Job opening in Boston or San Francisco: Python and JavaScript software engineer

Threepress is hiring a full-time contractor to work with us in further developing Ibis Reader, our HTML5 ereading platform. Please see the Craigslist Boston post for the complete details. Note: This is a traditional software developer position, not an ebook … Continue reading