Instant Apple iBooks How-to [Instant]

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Learn in an Instant - Short, Fast, Focused
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  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Learn everything you need know, from reading iBooks to creating and publishing your own
  • Best practices and solutions for Apple iBooks
  • Presented in an easy-to-follow tutorial style, this book is your quick and compact guide to iBooks

Book Details

Language : English
eBook : 52 pages
Release Date : February 2013
ISBN : 1849694028
ISBN 13 : 9781849694025
Author(s) : Zeeshan Chawdhary
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Instant, Other

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Instant Apple iBooks How-to
  • Instant Apple iBooks How-to
    • Downloading iBooks from the iTunes store (Must know)
    • Browsing and shopping books from the iBookstore (Should know)
    • Using reading tools (Should know)
    • Making and managing Collections (Should know)
    • Adding PDFs to the iBooks library (Should know)
    • Publishing your own books with iBooks Author (Should know)
    • Exploring iBooks Author templates (Should know)
    • Building a London travel guide with iBooks Author (Become an expert)
    • Adding HTML widgets and 3D models to your books (Become an expert)
    • Troubleshooting common errors (Must know)

Zeeshan Chawdhary

Zeeshan Chawdhary has over 8 years of experience in the web, mobile, and location-based services space. With a career spanning from developing 3D mobile game development at IndiaGames to leading a location-based travel startup at iCityConcierge Ltd - as the chief technology officer, Zeeshan has been able to work on a lot of exciting technologies – with the focus on cutting edge travel technology. Among the key achievements Zeeshan has pioneered is the right mix of using Open Source and Proprietary software to create a technology stack based on the client’s need. He has developed location-based solutions for Nokia (for millions of hits per year) on a scalable cloud platform using Rackspace Cloud. He enjoys working with PHP, PostGIS, and PhoneGap. He has immense experience in making startups use location data effectively for their growth, from startups like Foursquare to hotel industry big-wigs like Marriott; from mobile giant Nokia to Airline king American Airlines, he has worked with them all. Zeeshan Chawdhary currently serves as the CTO of iCityConcierge Ltd., where he is currently working on creating the best personalized travel experience for travellers. He can be reached on Google at

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What you will learn from this book

  • Downloading iBooks and books for iBooks from the iBookstore
  • Adding and managing your PDF collections on iBooks
  • Enhancing your reader experience with reader tools and 3D support
  • Publishing with iBooks Author
  • Building a London Travel Guide with iBooks Author
  • Creating interactive books with HTML Widgets

In Detail

iBooks is a great tool for book lovers. This book is a guide for using iBooks for reading, managing, and creating books – everything that an avid reader (and the writer within you) would need.

"Instant Apple iBooks How-to" is a practical guide that takes you on a reading and writing journey with iBooks for your iPad. Begin with getting familiar with iBooks and proceed to write your first interactive book with iBooks Author!

This book begins with downloading the iBooks app from the iTunes store and adding books and PDF collections to it via iBookstore. The book then goes on to explain other technologies in the iBooks app and concludes by showing you how to write your own book with iBooks Author.

Not only will you learn how to read and manage books effectively, but you will also learn how those books can be created with iBooks Author. You will also understand how iBooks Author templates can help you lay out a book easily; some third party templates are also available.

You will learn everything to maximize your reading and writing experience for the iBooks platform.


Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Get the job done and learn as you go. Written in a step-by-step tutorial style, this book shows you in simple steps how to get the most from your iBooks experience.

Who this book is for

This book is for literary geeks who want to explore the Apple iBooks universe. From buying books from the Apple iBookstore to organizing books and PDFs, this book goes forward by explaining how to write an interactive book with iBooks Author.

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