epubjs updates: Safari support & pagination hints

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Safari is now supported (this John Resig post was invaluable). The screenshot below proves it! There’s also a guide to how far you are in the current section. It’s based on a percentage rather than an absolute number of pages (similar to the Kindle’s pagination indicator). Initial code release post. Update Feb 18: Key controls… Read more »

Introducing epubjs

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To celebrate TOC I’m announcing an early prototype of epubjs: a pure Javascript ePub reader. The entire application is only 11K (plus 53K for jQuery 1.3). This is a pretty rough release, still very messy, but I’m hoping to evolve it into a lightweight reader that authors or publishers could add to  their websites with… Read more »