The Goodies

So far I’ve been alluding to the fact that EPUB 3 has much more to offer than its predecessor and the competing formats on the market, without offering specifics. Well, the time has come to really get into how EPUB is set to change the traditional print-based publishing landscape.

Multimedia

That EPUB 3 is based on HTML5 means that you have the audio and video elements available to you for embedding multimedia content directly into the flow of your document. Always wanted to create a science textbook with audio directions and video demos so that students don’t have to muddle their way through graphics and lists of instructions? Well, there’s nothing stopping you now. Want to add an audio clip of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I ...

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