"epub3" entries

HTML5: The platform-agnostic key to the future of publishing

Brian Fling on his company PinchZoom Press and why he built it atop HTML5.

In this TOC podcast, PinchZoom Press founder Brian Fling talks about why he chose HTML5 over EPUB3. He says HTML5 is more platform agnostic. Fling also says native apps are here to stay, so building for multiple platforms will continue to be necessary.

EPUB 3: Building a standard on unstable ground

Matt Garrish on the work behind the EPUB 3 specification.

"What is EPUB 3?" author Matt Garrish explains how EPUB 3 is shaped by web standards and how it addresses accessibility. He also shares his thoughts on Amazon's KF8 and why EPUB will stay one step ahead of the competition.

Why we needed EPUB 3

New reading devices, multimedia storytelling and accessibility needs made EPUB3 a necessity.

EPUB3 is more than just bug fixes and tweaks from the last version. It represents a major change in what an ebook can be. (This is an excerpt from the Tools of Change for Publishing report, "What is EPUB3

Top Stories: July 25-29, 2011

Data and education, real-time data, what publishers can learn from startups.

This week on O'Reilly: We looked at how data can help education, Theo Schlossnagle made the case for real-time business data, and we learned that tech startups can teach publishers a thing or two.

Ebook empowerment with EPUB3

EPUB3 could yield enhanced ebooks that finally work on multiple platforms.

New features in EPUB3 are expanding the horizons of ebook enhancement. In this interview, Julien Simon and Jérémie Gisserot of Walrus Books discuss the advantages of EPUB3 and what they’d like to see developers do next.

What to expect in EPUB3

Bob Kasher on EPUB3's key areas: multimedia, language support, and accessibility.

Bob Kasher, business development manager for integrated solutions at Book Masters and a speaker at TOC 2011, dishes on EPUB3 and what publishers, developers, and consumers can expect from the new release.