A new era for Safari

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Safari looks a little different today–we have a new logo, and you’ll see “O’Reilly” in the new red header bar. And this signal that Safari is now 100% O’Reilly is just the beginning–since O’Reilly became Safari’s sole owner in August 2014, we’ve been working on a host of new ways to make it even more useful (and more… Read more »

New in Safari: September 2015

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How have we made Safari more valuable to you in the past 30 days? Let’s take a look. New Publishers, Acclaimed Titles This past month, we were thrilled to announce the addition of two new publishers. Harvard Business Review Press added to Safari over three hundred books and two hundred videos/webinars, including classics like The… Read more »

Cost-effective Development of Enhanced Content with EPUB3 (Digital Book World 2011)

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I presented at Digital Book World 2011 about using EPUB3 to produce multimedia and interactive ebooks that will be compatible with multiple devices and software ereaders. Anyone who’s ever been to a digital publishing conference knows that there is always a bewildering array of products that create and display enhanced content: ebooks that contain video,… Read more »

Interactivity in EPUB using JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3: BEA/IDPF video posted

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I re-recorded my talk at IDPF Digital Book as a video. Getting the audio synced properly was no fun so I apologize for a few production issues. Interactivity in EPUB View more videos from lizadaly. Here’s the executive summary of the talk: You can add interactivity to an EPUB book using either the <object> or… Read more »

HTML5 for publishers

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The launch of the iPad and iBooks and the tremendous stream of one-off demos reimagining publishing have made it extremely difficult to understand what technologies for enriched content are available to publishers today. In particular, I’ve seen a lot of confusion about what HTML5 might actually mean and what specific opportunities it might bring for… Read more »

Video posted for ‘Survey of Current E-Readers’

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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 the latter half of my talk, when the camera doesn’t show them.