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Digital Publishing Suite Jumpstart

Digital Publishing Suite Jumpstart
  • Price £897.00
  • Level Introduction to Intermediate
  • Duration 4 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


Whether you’re neck-deep in planning your digital publishing initiative or still wondering how to get started, Academy Class can help. Get comfortable with the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite for publishing to the iPad or other tablets.
The Adobe Digital Publishing Suite pulls all the pieces together so you can create interactive, immersive, hard-to-putdown tablet publications to draw in new readers and hang onto old ones


Those wanting to add rich interactive features to their content for conversion through the Adobe DPS system for global distribution onto the iPad (iOS) and other tablet devices (Android). Alternatively, those wanting to create visuals/presentations into the Adobe
Content Viewer integrated with the free Adobe cloud onto iPad and Android tablets.

Assumed Knowledge

Professionals who are already experienced in Adobe InDesign or have taken the Academy Class InDesign 101 class.


DPS Workflow

DPS v’s print v’s ePUB
DPS InDesign tools
Layout considerations
Structuring your document
Adding interactivity
Web viewer
Digital content viewer

Course Content

The Different Streams of Digital Publishing
Interactive PDF
Adobe DPS

DPS Workflows and InDesign
Panel setup and workspaces
Document Intent
Creating layouts
“Safe” areas
Screen colours
Generating alternate layouts
Liquid layouts
Renditions workflows

Adding Interaction
The concept of an overlay
Taps and swipes
Multi-state objects
Tabs and trays
Image sequences
Web content
Pan & Zoom
Scrollable frames

More Web Content
Google maps
Just enough HTML
Fallback content

Adobe Edge basics for DPS
Interface basics
Publish settings
OAM format
Working with the timeline
Keyframes and autokey frames
Deployment in DPS

Which DPS is Right for Me?
Single edition
Professional edition
Enterprise edition

Creating Your Folio
Adding articles
Article properties
Importing articles
Sharing articles between publications
Directory structures
Creating navigation
Previewing on the desktop
Previewing on your iPad
Sharing folios
Updating articles and folios

Creating and Distributing Your App
Content guidelines
Quality notes
The process revealed

Super Overlays
Masking Video
Dual state MSO’s

Web Folios
What are Web folios?
Social sharing
Free article preview
Web viewer analytics

Using HTML articles
Pasting HTML content
Learning to edit just what you need
Using assets you may already have
Using Adobe Edge

Adobe Edge in DPS
Creating a richer interactive experience
The sky’s the limit
Understanding the output

Professional and Enterprise Editions
Push notifications
Free edition options
Subscription strategies

Learning More

A comprehensive list of essential learning resources for continuing your development of DPS applications, as well as access to our online video library.

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