At Electric Book Works, we’ve been making books with HTML and CSS for several years. We use Prince, which is fabulous, but it’s the only proprietary part of our workflow. I’m very excited about PagedJS, which could become a real open-source alternative for PDF rendering in professional book production.
Author: Arthur Attwell
Book production with CSS Paged Media at Fire and Lion
Multiformat thinking is hard. The whole point of our digital-first approach is to store content only once, and produce multiple formats automatically. This puts tremendous pressure on project managers, developers, authors, editors, designers and proofreaders to think in multiple formats at once.