After nearly eight years as part of the Pressbooks team—as a contractor from 2011–2015 and as lead developer since 2015—I’ve decided to return to my freelance practice. It’s been thrilling to see Pressbooks grow into what it is today, and to have been a part of that journey. I’m grateful to Hugh, Liz, Steel, Dac, […]
This sprint, we’re focusing on wrapping up the releases of Pressbooks 5.7.0 and McLuhan 2.8.0. These releases will include a number of major improvements to the user experience and accessibility of the import, export, and clone tools, improvements to the glossary tool and tooltips, improved webbook metadata (including Zotero citation support), H5P activity cloning with […]
Today we’re releasing McLuhan 2.7.3 which also includes changes from McLuhan 2.7.2. This combined release fixes an alignment issue for interactive content fallback images in Buckram, and fixes an issue where pagination links would be collapsed into collapsible sections.
Today’s Open Source call will take place at 2pm Eastern on Zoom. Here’s the agenda.
We’ve just released Pressbooks 5.6.5 and McLuhan 2.7.1. Pressbooks 5.6.5 adds support for EPUBCheck 4.1 (props Brad) and fixes a bug related to editing parts (props Josie for the bug report), as well as further optimizing SCSS compilation performance. McLuhan 2.7.1 includes Buckram 1.3.1 and fixes a bug which prevented direct linking to anchors within […]
This sprint we’re continuing work towards our next release, Pressbooks 5.7. We’ll be focusing on the following projects: Refining the newly-rebuilt export page and integrating real-time progress indicators Solidifying support for cloning H5P activities Improvements to our glossary tool, bringing support for rich text and better tooltips Releasing version 2.0 of our Atwood theme, and […]
We just tagged Pressbooks 5.6.4, a maintenance release which fixes a bug in the EPUB export module for legacy themes which use image bullets for lists.
This sprint we will be focusing on the rebuild of Pressbooks’ export page for improved user experience, improvements to the glossary tooltip functionality introduced in Pressbooks 5.6.0, and theme conversions.
We’ll be having our monthly open source call today on Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/892306434) at 2pm Eastern. Our agenda will focus on the Q1 Roadmap as announced on Friday. Talk to you then!
In December, the Pressbooks team spent some time planning our roadmap for Q1 2019. We’ve got some exciting projects planned for the next few months. Here’s some of what we’ll be working on: Rebuilding the Export page with progress indicators during exports, improved management of export files, and full keyboard accessibility Adding progress indicators to […]