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Instant Apple iBooks How-to by Zeeshan Chawdhary

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Adding HTML widgets and 3D models to your books (Become an expert)

There is more to an iBooks' book than text and images. With iBooks Author, you can add more interactivity to your books by adding HTML widgets and 3D models. Let's look at how iBooks Author helps us implement some of these exciting technologies in our books.

Getting ready

For our Attractions chapter we will add a few 3D models from Google Warehouse—http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/.

How to do it...

iBooks Author supports importing HTML5 widgets in the form of the .wdgt extension, which is basically a folder containing our HTML5 code, images, and an Info.plist file, which provides the iBooks app with information on how to run the HTML5 widget. We will create a simple Twitter widget ...

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