GalleyCat AppData PageData SocialTimes AllFacebook AllTwitter LostRemote 10,000 Words FishbowlNY FishbowlDC TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser

Epub 3 First Public Draft Released

Yesterday the IPDF announced the release of the first public draft of the new Epub 3 standards. This draft is the result of more than 7 months of work by the Epub Working Group.

Epub 3 is the next major revision of the Epub ebook format, an XML and Web Standards based format that has become a key global standard in the rapidly developing digital publishing industry. The new revision adds support for:

  • HTML5
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Rich media such as video, audio
  • Interactivity
  • Layout improvements
  • Global languages

This initial draft is being released for comments from the general public, as well as for trial use by early implementors. The final Recommended Specification of EPUB 3 is anticipated by mid 2011.

Epub 3 via IDPF

Mediabistro Course

Freelancing 101 Online Boot Camp

Freelancing 101Starting April 28, this online event will show you the best way to start your freelancing career, from the first steps of self-advertising and marketing, to building your schedule and managing clients. By the end of this online boot camp you will have a plan for making a profitable career as a freelancer, and the skill set to devote yourself to it. Register now!