++ed by:
Oleksandr Tymoshenko

NAME

EBook::EPUB - module for generating EPUB documents

VERSION

Version 0.6

SYNOPSIS

    use EBook::EPUB;

    # Create EPUB object
    my $epub = EBook::EPUB->new;

    # Set metadata: title/author/language/id
    $epub->add_title('Three Men in a Boat');
    $epub->add_author('Jerome K. Jerome');
    $epub->add_language('en');
    $epub->add_identifier('1440465908', 'ISBN');

    # Add package content: stylesheet, font, xhtml and cover
    $epub->copy_stylesheet('/path/to/style.css', 'style.css');
    $epub->copy_file('/path/to/figure1.png', 
        'figure1.png', 'image/png');
    $epub->encrypt_file('/path/to/CharisSILB.ttf', 
        'CharisSILB.ttf', 'application/x-font-ttf');
    my $chapter_id = $epub->copy_xhtml('/path/to/page1.xhtml', 
        'page1.xhtml');
    $epub->copy_xhtml('/path/to/notes.xhtml', 'notes.xhtml',
        linear => 'no'
    );

    # Add top-level nav-point
    my $navpoint = $epub->add_navpoint(
            label       => "Chapter 1",
            id          => $chapter_id,
            content     => 'page1.xhtml',
            play_order  => 1 # should always start with 1
    );

    # Add cover image
    # Not actual epub standart but does the trick for iBooks
    my $cover_id = $epub->copy_image('/path/to/cover.jpg', 'cover.jpg');
    $epub->add_meta_item('cover', $cover_id);

    # Generate resulting ebook
    $epub->pack_zip('/path/to/three_men_in_a_boat.epub');

SUBROUTINES/METHODS

new([$params])

Create an EBook::EPUB object

add_title($title)

Set the title of the book

add_identifier($id, [$scheme])

Set a unique identifier for the book, such as its ISBN or a URL

add_author($name, [$formal_name])

Add author of the document. For details see add_contributor.

add_creator($name, [fileas => $formal_name, role => $role])

Add primary creator or author of the publication of the publication. See add_contributor for details

add_contributor($name, [fileas => $formal_name, role =>])

Add person/organization that contributed to publication. $name is the name in human-readable form, e.g. "Arthur Conan Doyle", $formal_name is in form, suitable for machine processing, e.g. "Doyle, Arthur Conan". $role reflects kind of contribution to document. See Section 2.2.6 of OPF specification for list of possible values http://www.idpf.org/2007/opf/OPF_2.0_final_spec.html#Section2.2.6

add_coverage($coverage)

The extent or scope of the content of the resource.

add_date($date, [$event])

Date of publication, in the format defined by "Date and Time Formats" at http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-datetime and by ISO 8601 on which it is based. In particular, dates without times are represented in the form YYYY[-MM[-DD]]: a required 4-digit year, an optional 2-digit month, and if the month is given, an optional 2-digit day of month. $event is an optional description of event that date refers to. Possible values may include: creation, publication, and modification.

add_description($description)

Add description of the publication content

add_format($format)

The media type or dimensions of the resource. Best practice is to use a value from a controlled vocabulary (e.g. MIME media types).

add_language($lang)

Add language of the content of the publication. $lang must comply with RFC 3066 (see http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3066.txt)

add_publisher($publisher)

An entity responsible for making the resource available

add_relation($relation)

An identifier of an auxiliary resource and its relationship to the publication.

add_rights($rights)

A statement about rights, or a reference to one. In this specification, the copyright notice and any further rights description should appear directly.

add_source($source)

Information regarding a prior resource from which the publication was derived

add_subject($subject)

Add subject of the publication

add_translator($name, [$formal_name])

Add translator of the document. $name is in human-readable form, e.g. "Arthur Conan Doyle", $formal_name is in form, suitable for machine processing, e.g. "Doyle, Arthur Conan"

add_type($type)

type includes terms describing general categories, functions, genres, or aggregation levels for content. The advised best practice is to select a value from a controlled vocabulary.

add_navpoint(%opts)

Add refrence to an OPS Content Document that is a part of publication. %opts is an anonymous hash, for possible key values see EBook::EPUB::NCX::NavPoint. Method returns created EBook::EPUB::NCX::NavPoint object that could be used later for adding subsections.

add_meta_item($name, $value)

Add non-standard item to metadata e.g. metadata from source documetn that is not described in Doublin Core spec.

add_xhtml($filename, $data, %opts)

Add xhtml data $data to $filename in package. Returns id of newly added entry.

%opts is an anonymous hash array of parameters:

linear

'yes' or 'no'

add_stylesheet($filename, $data)

Add stylesheet data $data as $filename in package. Returns id of newly added entry.

add_image($filename, $data, $type)

Add image data $data as $filename in package with content type $type (e.g. image/jpeg). Returns id of newly added entry.

copy_xhtml($source_file, $filename, %opts)

Add existing xhtml file $source_file as $filename in package. Returns id of newly added entry.

%opts is an anonymous hash array of parameters:

linear

'yes' or 'no'

copy_stylesheet($source_file, $filename)

Add existing css file $source_file as $filename in package. Returns id of newly added entry.

copy_image($source_file, $filename, $type)

Add existing image file $source_file as $filename in package and set its content type to $type (e.g. image/jpeg). Returns id of newly added entry.

copy_file($source_file, $filename, $type)

Add existing file $source_file as $filename in package and set its content type to $type (e.g. text/plain). Returns id of newly created entry. Returns id of newly added entry.

encrypt_file($source_file, $filename, $type)

Add existing file $source_file as $filename in package and set its content type to $type (e.g. text/plain) Apply Adobe copy protection scheme to this file using book UUID as a key. Function croaks if key has not been set previously using. Returns id of newly added entry.

pack_zip($filename)

Generate OCF Zip container with contents of current package

AUTHOR

Oleksandr Tymoshenko, <gonzo@bluezbox.com>

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests to <gonzo@bluezbox.com>

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2009, 2010 Oleksandr Tymoshenko.

http://bluezbox.com

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the BSD license. See the LICENSE file included with this distribution.




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