17 Jun 2011 7 am eastern

Apple accepts Javascript in EPUB ebooks in iBookstore

Last night my photography ebook, “Barcelona Beyond Gaudí” was accepted into the iBookstore. While I’m personally very excited, I’m also professionally excited (!), since this means that Apple accepts Javascript in EPUB files for iBooks.

There is so much that Javascript will let us do in ebooks.Walrus Studio in Paris has an intriguing demo video showing text that can be revealed and blurred, and game points being added, erased, and tallied.

Continue reading Apple accepts Javascript in EPUB ebooks in iBookstore on Liz Castro’s site.

Filed under: E-Books, editorial

2 Responses to “Apple accepts Javascript in EPUB ebooks in iBookstore”

  1. Eric Freese said on

    Congrats to Liz on her continued success with pushing the envelope. Javascript is one of the key additions to EPUB3 and I am happy to see Apple moving in that direction.
    Eric Freese
    Aptara, Inc.

  2. Henry said on

    Not so sure I’m comfortable with that. I don’t really want my books to communicate with google analytics every time I open them or flip a page.

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