Nellie McKesson

Nellie McKesson

  • @nelliemckesson

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Areas of Expertise:

  • InDesign
  • ePub
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Desktop Layout
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • training
  • writing
Nellie McKesson is a production specialist at O'Reilly Media, where she focuses on ebook development and improved production processes while also overseeing book reprints and errata. She began as a print layout specialist with an expert knowledge of InDesign. She's currently experimenting with a new production workflow using CSS to transform XML documents to print- and web-friendly PDFs. Nellie is also the production assistant at A Book Apart, and provides freelance ebook and print production services.

Publishing with iBooks Author Publishing with iBooks Author
by Nellie McKesson, Adam Witwer
February 2012
Ebook: $0.00

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…and along with EPUB 3: New CSS!

February 11 2013

Hopefully you all read Sanders Kleinfeld’s great writeup about O’Reilly’s move to EPUB 3, and the changes and challenges that brings. Along with updating our toolchain, we also revisited our EPUB design and took a stab at improving the user … read more

PDF is still “better”

January 30 2013

A few weeks ago, I surprised myself. I had decided to learn a new code language, and O’Reilly of course has a great little book about this particular language, so I pulled up the eBook files, and almost without thinking, … read more

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