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A free lightweight PDF reader - w/Example!

I had already succeeded in embedding my PDF files into my website, but it was loading like the days of dial-up modems. It was driving me and my readers crazy! I was looking for a lightweight PDF reader and found...


17 Issuu Alternatives that are really taking off!

Warning: This blog contains really helpful information on flipbook publishing for 2017 and beyon. Like all of technology today, flipbook publishing never stops evolving. What I find crazy however, is that the more people...


Is Yumpu the best digital publishing Solution? [Review]

I was on a search for a free, easy to use digital publishing solution for my web magazine. My checklist included a self-serve digital publishing site that would enable me to upload and deliver my content to mobile channels...


My favorite page flipping PDF service

Data can be interpreted to maximise its effect and some facts are amended to suit a purpose or a need, but the truth can’t be denied. And the truth is that it has grown from a small online flipbook...


Creating a PDF brochure [Like a Champ]

Let me start by saying that I think I have found the best solution for creating a PDF brochure. Those PDF brochures created with this service look really great. It's a free web-application and is called...


An Open Pre-compiler for Embedded SQL

Our system includes approximately 150 modules that use embeded SQL. At the beginning, we were interested in testing the system against various types of databases, including commercial and open-source...


Bowker Reports Traditional U.S. Book Production Flat in 2009

There has been an ongoing decrease for fiction, but that has been offset by the high sales of financial and tech books. There also has been exponential growth for on-demand print books, which has driven...


Home Grown: Creative Team of the Year AdweekL

Last year, as Dwell magazine prepared its fifth anniversary edition, Creative Director Claudia Bruno took a chance on using a different type of cover image. While her image made the business executives at...


Matchware and DiDA

MatchWare's DiDA is a suite of applications with three programs from the DiDA suite of qualifications: OpenMind, Mediator and ScreenCorder. The applications come from Edexcel which focuses on the practical...