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From PDF to ePUB -- A look at the future of Learning

Posted by Andrew Galli on

From PDF to ePUB -- A look at the future of Learning

"Cloth Doll Mermaids" ePub enjoyed outdoors on a hammock. First there was the 'handout' which was printed on the mimeograph machine.  Next came the PDF which opened up a new way of learning with interactive features like links to websites and document navigation. PDFs use the file extension .pdf.  Basically PDFs are flattened word documents often with charts and images and graphics -- meaning they can't be edited unless you have PDF editing software. While PDFs are probably the most universal standard for document sharing, they do have their limitations -- the greatest being scaling on mobile devices.  They were...

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