From the IDPF: As part of the ongoing EPUB 3 Implementation Project the Association for American Publishers (AAP) has made available a white paper that documents several outcomes of the cross-industry initiative, including the top 10 features deemed most critical for immediate implementation by participating publishers and reading system developers, as well as the top … [Read more…]
The Mozilla Corporation released version 1.0 of the Web Literacy Standard on October 23. The standard is broken down into three core skill categories: explore, build, and connect. Mozilla hopes to train a generation of webmakers – users that not only consume information and media on the web but also generate it. The standard is … [Read more…]
One of the key differences in EPUB 3 is with how navigation is treated within the file. Gone is the XML based Navigation Control file (NCX) format in favor of a subset of HTML5. This move helps align EPUB with current web standards. There is no tradeoff with functionality and the HTML5 is less work … [Read more…]
Using open data, MapBox is attempting to make the first cloudless map. More information about this project is available in this Wired article.