Yesterday, we posted about Safari Queue, our new iOS application. Fundamental to the app is the notion that it syncs with your “queue,” a feature that is part of new Safari. Queuing is integrated throughout the Safari experience, but it may not be clear exactly what it does. What is the queue? Why would you… Read more »
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Safari Queue, the iOS companion app for Safari, is now available in iTunes. About Safari Queue 1.0 Our goal for the first release of Safari Queue was to provide a great experience for reading books and videos when offline — by far our most requested feature, difficult to provide in a standalone web application. Unlimited offline availability Queue places no limits… Read more »
New in Editorial & Discovery Editorial highlights include lots of resources for Swift, fresh for iOS8; Sean Ellis and Morgan Brown’s Growth Engines; Jason Gilmore’s Easy Active Record for Rails Developers and Film School in a Box. More than 250 new books were added to Safari in October. From Jason Santa Maria’s On Web Typography to a vast swathe of the Pragmatic Bookshelf catalog, we… Read more »
We’ve made quite a few changes lately to the search engine and interface on Safari Flow. These changes were motivated in no small part by the evolution of the application itself. When Flow launched last summer, it included a highly curated collection of approximately 250 books and videos, primarily aimed at web developers. We’ve more… Read more »
We’ve had lots of requests for offline reading in Safari Flow, and I’m excited to share that we’ve started development work on the native apps* that will offer offline first.
There’s a series of events to which any Java developer can relate: You’ve spent several minutes hacking on a piece of code and you are ready to test it out. You fire up an instance of your application, click the button you just added to the interface and BAM! NullPointerException! I haven’t sorted out exactly… Read more »
Here’s what we focused on: Intermittent Connectivity – Going in and out of coverage won’t kick you out of the reader anymore, meaning less disruptive reading on the train (as long as content is in the Offline Bookbag, or has been retrieved already you can keep reading with a subtle menu for switching between all… Read more »
For some time now, we’ve admired the work of PubFactory, a team within RDW Group’s iFactory division that builds powerful systems for delivering mixed content like books, videos, journals, and reference databases through the web for publishers like Oxford University Press, Sage Publications, DeGruyter, Cengage Learning, Harvard University Press and Bloomsbury. Today, I’m thrilled to welcome the 30+ members of… Read more »
We have received a ton of feedback since the launch of STG for Android, so I am excited to let you in on what we have been working on the last few months. We have beefed up our development team to focus on the items below, but we are still a few weeks away from… Read more »
How to Share your Favorite Collections of Books and Videos With the all-new Lists in Safari Books Online, we’ve made it really easy for you to share your favorite collections of books and videos with your colleagues. This video shows you how.