Let’s be clear, this post is about this book’s implementation technology, not it’s content - most of you will find the content to be as simplistic as it’s apparent audience (babies).
That said, Google has just put up a very cool children’s book about basic web stuff.
It’s a great demonstration of how much control you have with HTML 5.
Runs without Flash in Firefox 3.6 and Chrome (at least).
Check it out:
As I said, it’s modeled as a book for babies (which I think is totally cool!)
The page turning is accomplished in numerous ways, the coolest of which is to grab the page and pull it with the mouse! (Remember, this is HTML, NOT FLASH!)
Here’s a brief view of the contents of the book - basic, but adequate to show off the tech.
- Google’s "20 Things I Learned" web book -