Tag Archives: EPUB

← Older posts

Create rich-layout publications in EPUB 3 with HTML5, CSS3, and MathML

By Liza Daly, Vice-President of Engineering at Safari Books Online IBM DeveloperWorks has posted my article on designing ebooks in the latest version of the open standard for ebooks, EPUB 3: Create rich-layout publications in EPUB 3 with HTML5, CSS3, … Continue reading

Extra layers of EPUB validation

Author: Keith Fahlgren, Director of Engineering at Safari Books Online Now that Threepress has joined Safari Books Online, we’ve been given access to (and responsibility for shepherding) a huge number of EPUBs. This has made me painfully aware of the … Continue reading

Major Bookworm release

Details over at O’Reilly Labs: New features and bug fixes for Bookworm. Most of these are (by design) internal and not user-facing, but at least two are notable and possibly quite fun. Feedbooks integration At the bottom of the user … Continue reading

ePub talk at AAUP

There was a sizable crowd and some good questions from the audience at our eformats talk at AAUP. I had to do half the presentation cowboy-style — no slides, no notes — when my USB drive turned out to be … Continue reading

Ciao, Bookworm

Bookworm has its second home in Italy: Simplicissimus Bookworm. Here’s their announcement. I helped out with the installation but the very competent folks at Simplicissimus will be managing it from here on. Best of luck!

Session on ePub at AAUP

This Saturday I’ll be speaking on a panel at the Association of American University Presses annual meeting about electronic book formats: Introduction to E-formats Kindles, iPhones, Sony Readers, Google Books, e-pub, prc, DRM, no-DRM, images with OCR, page-based display vs. … Continue reading

Video posted for ‘Survey of Current E-Readers’

O’Reilly has posted video from my session with Keith Fahlgren on e-reading devices. Please enjoy my despair at the beginning as all the wireless-enabled readers interfere with the microphone. It might be useful to follow along with the slides in … Continue reading

Was ist Bookworm?

Bookworm is now available in German! Bookworm will switch to your preferred language automatically if it is available, or you can manually set your language by updating your user profile. Thank you to Jens Quade for his initial work in … Continue reading

Is ePub “ugly”?

There’s been some healthy discussion, instigated by Mike Cane, about whether ePub can provide a visually-appealing reading experience. I recommend the related discussion on TeleRead, especially the comments. There’s a lot of finger-pointing going on, but my feeling is that … Continue reading

Bookworm on MacBreak Weekly

This week Bookworm was featured as part of a great discussion on ePub in the MacBreak Weekly Podcast (it’s the last topic in the podcast). Naturally, Bookworm was down. (It was a brief outage that — ha ha — was … Continue reading

← Older posts