Agenda for January meeting of Paged Media initiative

Meeting to be held at MIT Press (Cambridge, MA) on 9 January 2018

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Paged Media Open Source initiative

PagedMedia.org is launching a new community-led development at MIT Press (Cambridge, MA) on January 9, 2018. The project will develop a suite of Javascripts to paginate HTML/CSS in the browser, and to apply PagedMedia controls to paginated content for the purposes of exporting print-ready, or display-friendly, PDF from the browser.  This will be an Open Source initiative, appropriately licensed with the MIT license.

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Vivliostyle CSS for books

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Smashing conferences coming in 2018

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ebookcraft 2018 call for proposals (Toronto, March 2018)

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Designing book covers in the browser

If we can make books in browsers, we can also make cover too in the browser too, right?

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Unfolding the @page

Let’s say you need to make a poster and you need to give to the client the possibility to change a few things on this poster, like the date, or even the title. HTML can be the right way to go: it works in all browsers, it does not need any particular applications to be installed, fonts and colours are already set up by a professional designer, and the pdf will be ready for print without any problems.

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A screenshot of the Cabbage tree book in the browser

Making books with HTML + CSS — a look at Vivliostyle (Part 1 – page layouts)

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Illustration by Henrik van Leeuwen

A Bag Full of Stories

As we wander the internet, gathering images, videos and text to make stories, how do we carry them back to camp, how do we share them with our community?

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Call for Proposals – ebookcraft2017, Toronto, Canada 22-23 March

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