Advanced EPUB Formatting with Liz Castro
Liz Castro, author of the acclaimed EPUB: Straight to the Point: Creating ebooks for the Apple iPad and other ereaders will explain how to expand on InDesign's export by cracking open the EPUB file and adding special features that InDesign doesn't yet support -- but that ereaders do.
While EPUB ebooks can be read in simple black and white eInk ereaders, they are also compatible with Apple's gorgeous iPad and its iBooks reader. In this workshop, you'll learn how to make books that look great in both contexts.
We'll cover both the specific details of unzipping and modifying EPUB files, as well as, the more creative design work in the XHTML and CSS that permit such features as embedded video, text wrapped around images, background colors, shapes and lines, special fonts and characters, and much more.
Your EPUBs will never look the same!
(Liz's introductory webinar on creating EPUB documents with InDesign is now available as a recording.)
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Liz Castro is the author of books about computer languages, blogging, EPUBS and web design. She's on a mission to provide step-by-step instructions for the creation of technology's challenging and popular tasks. Her most popular book, HTML, XHTML, and CSS, Sixth Edition: Visual QuickStart Guide has sold more than a million copies. Liz is the founder of Cookwood Press. She blogs about technology and her other passions at Pigs Gourds and Wikis.
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