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thevoidboy 01-09-2019 03:20 PM

APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Just to let folks know in here, I posted in Announcements the release of the iBook “APC Guide to Pibroch”. It is available here, for iOS and macOS devices running the Books app:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/apc...48968607?mt=11

Windows and Linux users must use Firefox and the EPUBReader plugin.

It is free.

I would welcome feedback and discussion. I’ve already received some re: certain controversial generalizations I made.

The nice thing about electronic books is that it is trivial to update them without negatively impacting those who “bought” the book. So - if you have suggestions please feel free to send them to me or post them here.

Thanks! I hope you download and enjoy. Or at least find something useful.

:-)



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Steven Knox 01-09-2019 03:33 PM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Pure gold. Thanks for doing this.

thevoidboy 01-10-2019 03:47 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Many of you might be without an Apple product. Reader.

Try downloading from this link:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/00hkxln71j...ch.ibooks?dl=0

You will need Firefox and EPUBReader plugin, and Iím not sure all functionality will work.




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Tom MacKenzie 01-10-2019 10:15 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by thevoidboy (Post 1334053)
You will need Firefox and EPUBReader plugin, and I’m not sure all functionality will work.

Works for text but very, very painful for everything else. It appears, from the quote, that it hasn't actually been tested on any other OS or platform. YMMV.

Just so you know, the market share for mobile OS's is

Android 74.9%
iOS 22.2%
Windows 0.34%

The market share for desktop OS's is

Windows 87.71%
Apple 9.61%
Linux 2.09%

Releasing it on iOS-only or MacOS-only penalizes 75% of the people who own mobile devices and almost 90% of the people who own desktops.

Sigh.

tomm

moderntraditional 01-10-2019 10:21 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
I understand the platform limitations. But attempting to make it more widely accessible absolutely cripples the experience, as you've noted.

And, frankly - I'm not quite sure how to go about doing it, anyway.

Too bad. The Enhanced Content is what sets it apart. And until improved standards are created and supported, I'm afraid I'm going to be stuck having to limit it to the Apple environment.

My apologies.

PS - As soon as I find suitable options, I will notify everyone.

Matt Weasner 01-10-2019 10:26 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
FYI, I get "Item Not Available" when I follow your link on iOS. Searching the iTunes store does not find it either.

Best,
Matt

moderntraditional 01-10-2019 10:50 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Matt Weasner (Post 1334066)
FYI, I get "Item Not Available" when I follow your link on iOS. Searching the iTunes store does not find it either.

Best,
Matt

Yes. I uploaded a bogus update. I have to fix it, and they have to approve it. It shouldn't take much longer. Perhaps try back in a couple of more hours.

Tom MacKenzie 01-10-2019 11:56 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by moderntraditional (Post 1334065)
I'm not quite sure how to go about doing it, anyway.


The Ebook Convertor in Apple iTunes


.mobi please.


tomm

moderntraditional 01-11-2019 04:16 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Sorry, Tom -

Uploaded. Crashed.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/kemapxxj9...As-elui8a?dl=0

This link will take you to the Dropbox folder that contains a PDF. Best I can do for you.

Tom MacKenzie 01-11-2019 06:14 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Thank you David! Perfect! :thumb:


I was reading the ePub version on my Android Samsung Tablet last night and really enjoying the book (despite the conversion difficulties).
I was learning about keening, caoine, crahinin, double echoes, and hiharin and following up with examples on altpibroch.com and youtube.com. Fascinating stuff.
I can feel my mind expanding already.


tomm

Tom MacKenzie 01-11-2019 07:59 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
David, is there any chance you could publish the links to the Audio and Video presentations separately? The PDF refers to these media but they are inaccessible from the document.


tomm

moderntraditional 01-11-2019 08:26 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Tom MacKenzie (Post 1334096)
David, is there any chance you could publish the links to the Audio and Video presentations separately? The PDF refers to these media but they are inaccessible from the document.


tomm

Let me see what I can do...I may end up putting them in the same Dropbox.

moderntraditional 01-11-2019 08:51 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Okay, PDF and multi-media files (audio and visual) are now available in the Dropbox.

Feel free to download and distribute broadly and freely.

Hope you enjoy...

Tom MacKenzie 01-11-2019 09:22 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Excellent! :thumb:



Thank you David.


tomm

bwbees0 01-11-2019 12:42 PM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Thanks David!


Ben

Ron the Frog 01-25-2019 01:14 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
David,
If you have it in MS Word, or LibreOffice, format, I'll be glad to turn it into .epub and .mobi for you.

moderntraditional 01-25-2019 04:31 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Ron the Frog (Post 1334352)
David,
If you have it in MS Word, or LibreOffice, format, I'll be glad to turn it into .epub and .mobi for you.

Sadly, my only other export option is PDF.

Ron the Frog 01-25-2019 05:07 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
May I have your permission to try something, please ?

moderntraditional 01-30-2019 07:24 PM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Ron the Frog (Post 1334356)
May I have your permission to try something, please ?

DM me.
Generally speaking? "Yes"

bmccluskey 02-07-2019 09:04 AM

Re: APC Guide to Pibroch
 
I just received this Guide and am very excited to read it. I am sure I will have many questions. Thank you for producing it.


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