Chapter 1. Single Source Publishing and HTML

Single-source publishing is a key topic in the publishing world today, as book formats continue to evolve and publishers need to make their content available in more and more different platforms. During this portion of the talk, Nellie McKesson discusses some ways to get HTML source without requiring all authors to know how to code, and also gives some suggestions on how to standardize HTML source files for scalable publishing models. Framed around O’Reilly Media’s book production toolchain, Nellie also presents some additional tools you may need to create professional-quality books from HTML source.