Adobe InDesign is vying to become "the" hub toolset for composing all forms of eBooks

InDesign users are already versed in the design and composition toolset of this production powerhouse. Skills acquired for developing print projects may be now leveraged to extend productivity into the burgeouning demand for mobile publications. Static layouts may now be repurposed to use dynamic content including audio and video, slideshows, animations and variety of interactive widgets. ePubs and eBooks aren't just a passing trend. How soon mobile devices will become the primary method for distributing and consuming all types of content.

Extend your InDesign knowledge to understand liquid features for alternate layouts within a single document. Try out the Content Conveyor and learn how elements including text may be linked across multiple versions. Gain an understanding of the difference between, and how to export, flowable and static layout ePub3 files, ready to submit for all devices. Learn about the Adobe DPS (Digital Publishing Suite), and how to use your Creative Cloud (CC) subscription to access a single edition license to produce an eBook App for distribution on the Apple App Store. A brief tour of other third party plugins and services will provide an overview of the current field of players in this rapidly evolving frontier market place.

Lunch is included for both days, other meals are on your own. Lodging is available on campus, private room & bath.  $75/night

© Mark Dawson

Course Dates

Apr 5 to Apr 11

Tuition

$425

Class Size

12

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