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Episode 18 – TOC and NCX
We discuss what TOC and NCX are and why they’re needed.
Chris tries out lending with Len Edgerly from http://www.thekindlechronicles.com/
- one or more images?
- we’re awesome
- iFlow Reader update
- CES: tabletfest 2011 http://www.betanews.com/article/Tablets-look-to-steal-the-show-at-CES-and-beyond/1294087238
- completely unrelated: Amazon announces Kindle for tablets and Win Phone 7 http://homedailynews.com/amazon-announced-apps-for-android-and-windows-based-devices/2209/
- Amazon App store developer portal. Who’d have thought? https://developer.amazon.com/
- NookKids for iPad released, Kobo for iPad updated
- Writers without Borders: http://www.evilreads.com/blog/2011/1/3/writers-without-borders-charity-anthology-call-for-submissio.html
- Cool Mirasol video: http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2011/01/05/first-look-at-the-new-mirasol-e-reader/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitter-publisher-main&utm_campaign=twitter
Why to eBooks need TOCs?
- Fiction books still need them?
- Do ePubs need them even with the NCX?
What’s an NCX, and how is it different than a TOC?
Sections of the NCX
- NavList (like tours)
How devices use the NCX
- Kindle requires visible TOC, NCX useful for navigation
- iBooks removes visible TOC in NCX TOC
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