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Digital Publishing Suite Jumpstart


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.

Duration: 4 days
Level: Introduction to Intermediate
Price: £897.00

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