Web Publishing News & Analysis
| Thursday Feb 16, 2012
The publishing industry continues to get hipper and more technically urbane rather than fading into the ground like some may have predicted. Rising to the occasion, Onswipe has recognized the demand for fresh material and efficient ways of accessing it, now that everyone is armed with tablets and smartphones, and this week launches a unifying content network and a brand-new UI. If you build it, they will come.
| Wednesday Feb 15, 2012
Looking out for the little guy too, this week Pressly announced it will be launching a self-serve platform in the spring, so that any blogger can renovate his social media feeds and websites for tablets and mobile devices. Though originally focused on the major players, the independents of the world can now spiff up their palates and bolster competitive plans against major publications and/or each other. The age of the amateur journalist just took a turn for the better.
| Wednesday Feb 8, 2012
Contrary to popular belief, the revolution will be digitized, and all those interested in the transformation must innovate or die. Print magazines held out for awhile, but now, with remarkable design systems in place and developing, such as the recent partnership between WoodWing Enterprise and Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, publications can keep their look and feel, without all the paper cuts. Recently, the joint venture announced the release of two new upgrades, which bring a host of additional features and multimedia functions to their innovative program. Even those aggravating inserts now have a way of being recreated virtually.
| Monday Feb 6, 2012
Drupalcon 2012 in Denver goes beyond open source to focus on the them of Collaboration for Every Device. Here's what to expect at this year's event:
| Thursday Jan 26, 2012
Analytics provider Parse.ly announced its flagship product Dash, moving the technology from beta status to general availability, in a supported content publishing system.
The company calls Dash a predictive content optimization platform that targets publishers with a purpose-built system offering deep web content analysis "...at a massive scale" with the promise of producing data insights that will optimize web content performance.
| Thursday Jan 19, 2012
As expected, Apple's education event at the Guggenheim Museum brought forth new ways for students to read their classic texts in interactive, digital form. As usual, Apple also brought its own magic design skills to shake up the market with a new iBooks 2 and iBooks Author to help create a world of educational content.
| Tuesday Jan 17, 2012
Apple's Thursday event won't be a show-stopper in the usual iDevice sense, but early chatter suggests that the company may be about to revolutionize ebook creation. It could achieve this by launching a Garageband-like app to bring content-rich, Web-enabled, digital book creation tools to everyone.
| Monday Jan 9, 2012
Atex announced the launch of Atex Content, a browser-based content management system developed for media companies that delivers content across multiple channels.
| Tuesday Dec 13, 2011
Popular web content management platform WordPress has announced a new release. Version 3.3, affectionately code named Sonny in honor of jazz saxophonist Sonny Stitt, provides notable improvements to overall usability and support for the iPad.
| Wednesday Nov 30, 2011
WordPress.com is finally giving its bloggers the opportunity to earn a little revenue from their well-crafted words, and taking a jab at Google simultaneously.
| Tuesday Nov 8, 2011
The new Limelight service promises content consistency across mobile devices.
| Monday Oct 31, 2011
Today we’re talking about hybrid publishing apps from the technical perspective.
| Friday Oct 28, 2011
Storify -- a popular social storytelling tool among journalists -- launched a new editor interface this week, adding easy-to-use tools for fast content curation.
| Tuesday Oct 18, 2011
Amazon is adopting a new business model, and it might hurt longtime relationships with publishers in the process. But will this be the future of publishing?
| Tuesday Oct 11, 2011
The first beta of WordPress version 3.3 is officially here for the taking. Among the most exciting improvements is a new drag-and-drop HTML5 media uploader.