In this chapter, you will learn about the following:
Designing for Devices
In this chapter, you will learn about the following publication types:eBookFixed-Layout eBookEmagazineEnewspaperEtextbookDigital Comic Book
In this chapter, you will learn about the following formats:Reflowable EPUBFixed-LayoutKindle FormatsPDF
The acceleration of change and innovation in the publishing industry today is dizzying, and the pace can be overwhelming. At O’Reilly’s TOC New York Conference in February 2012, practitioners and executives from the publishing and tech industries joined together to navigate the ongoing transformation. With this video compilation, you’ll get a seat in the front row of every session at this groundbreaking conference.
Watch stirring keynotes from luminaries such as LeVar Burton (RRKidz), Tim Carmody (Wired), and Judith Curr (Atria Books). Then take in practical and inspiring sessions in three tracks: Manage, Make, and Market. Download these videos or view them through our HD player, and learn about the innovations rocking every aspect of the art, craft, and business of publishing in the 21st century.
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Make:InDesign to EPUB: The Basics and Beyond—Anne-Marie Concepcion (Seneca Design & Training, Inc.)Using WordPress for Digital Workflows and More—Kirk Biglione (Oxford Media Works), Hugh McGuire (PressBooks / LibriVox / Iambik )Margin Walking: How Annotation Technology Reinvents and Renews the Book—Joe Wikert (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Seth Kaufman (Copia Interactive)
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The LaTeX Companion has long been the essential resource for anyone using LaTeX to create high-quality printed documents. This completely updated edition brings you all the latest information about LaTeX and the vast range of add-on packages now available--over 200 are covered! Full of new tips and tricks for using LaTeX in both traditional and modern typesetting, this book will also show you how to customize layout features to your own needs--from phrases and paragraphs to headings, lists, and pages.
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New to this edition:Nearly 1,000 fully tested examples that illustrate the text and solve typographical and technical problems--all ready to run! An additional chapter on citations and bibliographies Expanded material on the setup and use of fonts to access a huge collection of glyphs, and to typeset text from a wide range of languages and cultures Major new packages for graphics, "verbatim" listings, floats, and page layout Full coverage of the latest packages for all types ofdocuments--mathematical, multilingual, and many more Detailed help on all error messages, including those troublesome low-level TeX errors Like its predecessor, The LaTeX Companion, Second Edition, is an indispensable reference for anyone wishing to productivelyuse LaTeX. Appendix D talks about the TLC2 TeX CD at the end of the book, something you will have a hard time finding in the eBook. The most important content of the CD included with the print book is the full text of the examples. You can find the examples easily on the Internet, for example at http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/info/examples/tlc2 as well as in many LaTeX installations.