The book teaches how to produce, using Pages and Keynote (Apple's iWoks suite of applications), an electronic book and shows the best layout, rich of interactive content and multimedia, using ePub standard for devices such as iPod / iPhone / iPad, which represent the state of the art of a multimedia and interactive eBook.
At the same time this book is a useful tool for learning to use tricks and hidden features of Pages and Keynote.
An eBook compatible with ePub format and with all the ebook reader. At the moment multimedia and interactive eBooks are accessible by Apple devices (iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad)with iBooks App. Some eBooks distributors require a format validation of the if the book is on sale and an external validation process is required. One chapter concerns the validation of multimedia ePub using the terminal.
Final publication: November 30
2011. If you bought the book before November 30 ask the new copy.
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INDEX OF CHAPTERS
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WORKFLOW: CREATING AN EBOOK
SOMETHING TO KNOW NOW
OTHER TOOLS? NO, ONLY PAGES
THE BOOK LAYOUT: TEXT AND PARAGRAPHS
THE BOOK LAYOUT: PATTERNS AND INDICES
THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK
THE BOOK ANIMATED AND INTERACTIVE
THE BOOK IS READY: VALIDATION
TIPS TO WORK BETTER