Anagram Books: Berlin.Publishing.School: NextGen Free & Open Source Publishing

Anagram Books Berlin.

Multi-Format Book Design Using CSS — Intro Course

Free course, in-class and online, INFO

A series of three evening classes7.30–9.30pm CEST, Berlin; starting 19 July, then 26 July and finishing 2nd August 2017;

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Learn to design a multi-format book from one XHTML source file using CSS. Multi-format outputs include: print PDF, print-on-demand PDF, screen PDF, mobile-first Web using Bootstrap, and eBook formats EPUB 2 / 3 and AZW3 / KF8 for Kindle.

The CSS book layout method can be integrated into any workflow or CMS as long as you can provide an XHTML file. The CSS / XHTML combo with GitHub versioning has a number of advantages, it means text and graphics editors can carry on working away on one file set while you work on layout; you can create a CSS layout library that means speedy layouts can be applied to new projects; and finally you can adopt a free and open source workflow saying goodbye to proprietary and expensive software licenses.

Over the duration of the course you will make a small book.
No prior experience needed, just bring a laptop.
Technologies: #Vivliostyle #Transpect #CSS Paged Media #GitHub

location (classroom) Anagram Books Distribution, Lausitzer Str. 35, 10999 Berlin,
(online) Slack, #psberlin;
contact, Simon Worthington @hy_pub +49(0)17.4405-4890.

Discuss using #psberlin hashtag or join Slack channel

Thanks for support from Anagram Books Distribution 

Brought to you by the HybridPublishingGroup

Free admission

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