HTML 5 for Publishers

HTML5 is revolutionizing the Web, and now it’s coming to your ebook reader! With the release of the EPUB 3 specification, HTML5 support is now officially part of EPUB standard, and publishers will be able to take full advantage of HTML5’s rich feature set to add rich media and interactivity to their ebook content. HTML5 for Publishers gives an overview of some of the most exciting features HTML5 provides to ebook content creators–audio/video, geolocation, and the Canvas–and shows how to put them in action. Learn how to: Intersperse audio/video with textual content Create a graphing calculator to display algebraic equations on the Canvas Use geolocation to customize a work of fiction with details from the reader’s locale Use Canvas to add an interactive “finger painting” app to your ebook Make interactive EPUBs for the iPad, and multimedia content for Kindle Fire Presenter: Sanders Kleinfeld, O’Reilly Media Sanders Kleinfeld has been employed at O’Reilly Media since 2004 and has held a variety of positions, including roles on O’Reilly’s production, editorial, and tools teams. Currently, he works as a publishing technologies specialist, maintaining O’Reilly’s XML-based tool chain for generating EPUB and Mobi formats of both frontlist and backlist titles. He also helps coordinate O’Reilly’s digital distribution efforts to electronic sales channels, and is currently assisting in R&D efforts surrounding HTML5 and EPUB 3, helping to develop next-generation e-book content for

HTML5: File API in Depth—What is the File API? | tutorial

Watch more at In HTML5: File API in Depth, Joe Marini introduces the concepts behind the HTML5 File API technology, which allows web developers to perform file-related operations from directly within a web page. The course covers how to use the File API to manipulate files, read and access the data contained within files, and retrieve information about. Useful examples show how to accomplish tasks that were previously only possible with native code, such as picture processing, file conversion, content checking, and much more.