ITG iPad Publishing System – FAQ
Here are some of the frequently asked questions about the “ITG iPad Publishing System”.
Q. Is this a service or a product for sale?
A. It is essentially a service, to assist publishers with creating native iPad applications for their content. The content can be sent us in a prepared format or we can provide the service of converting pages into the required formats. The source code is not being offered for sale.
Q. What is the platform the system is built on?
A. The application is created in Apple’s iOS using Objective-C. It supports standard formats; HTML5, CSS3, JPG, PNG, video and audio files fomrats.
Q. What skills are required to create the content?
A. The skill set for a content creator is similar to a web designer, page layout or graphic designer. Pages are either loaded directly into the application’s bundle or are used to create the page coordinates – depending on whether they are HTML or iOS based pages. We can provide the service of converting pages into the required formats as well.
Q. Can the app include content from the internet?
A. Yes, the app does contain an “in app” web browser. Access to content on the Internet can be delivered inside the app in two ways. Normal URLs that appear as links within the app will be opened inside the app’s browser. URLs can also be opened by switching over to the iPad’s Safari browser app.
Additionally pages within the app can be entirely composed of content from a web server. This provide the option to load content dynamically either by searches or using web service APIs.
NB This section is incomplete. There is more content to come.