EPUB 3 Best Practices
2013 | PDF | ISBN 1449329144 | 372 pages | 12.4 Mb
This book is an all you need to know book on EPUB3 and is a good introduction into general eBook design and development. The book covers all aspects of this document format going into detail about package content, XHTML, semantics, accessibility, styling, styling embedding fonts, multimedia and interactive elements as well as pitfalls.
Ready to take your ebooks to the next level with EPUB 3? This concise guide includes best practices and advice to help you navigate the format’s wide range of technologies and functionality. EPUB 3 is set to turn electronic publishing on its head with rich multimedia reading experiences and scripted interactivity, but this specification can be daunting to learn. This book provides you with a solid foundation.
I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in publishing for eReading systems and EPUB in general.
Written by people involved in the development of this specification, EPUB 3 Best Practices includes chapters that cover unique aspects of the EPUB publishing process, such as technology, content creation, and distribution.
Get a comprehensive survey of accessible production features
Learn new global language-support features, including right-to-left page progressions
Embed content with EPUB 3’s new multimedia elements
Make your content dynamic through scripting and interactive elements
Work with publication and distribution metadata
Create synchronized text and audio playback in reading systems
Learn techniques for fixed and adaptive layouts
I am involved in the creation of online eLearning content and wanted to get a good understanding of how to create content for eReaders. I have looked and use multiple document formats including mobi, EPUB, iBooks and HTML in addition to existing formats including PDF and Word. This books easy to read and works on a number of levels. Working on educational textbooks Fixed Format EPUBS with read aloud capabilities are of interest to me as well as providing a more interactive and engaging experience within a digital book. This book is very informative and provided the level of detail I require. I am continuously going back to the book and to learn more about EPUB.
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