[development] Page-flip Module?

John Oakley john.oakley at batchelor.edu.au
Fri Oct 30 05:06:07 UTC 2009

Just a thought,

I like this idea and could help with development.

in the interim the iPaper module does a fairly slick job with flash  
and hosted documents at scribd.com

Cheers Psy
On 29/10/2009, at 11:25 AM, Emma Irwin wrote:

> Thanks David - that is good to consider for future...  that would be  
> very cool if it could make the multiple pages, because really the  
> flip technology seems easier after that  - I would like to find  
> something using jquery rather than flash, but that's just a personal  
> goal to 'not use flash' if I can...
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 4:25 PM, David Sterratt <dtq at f2s.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-10-26 at 20:54 -0700, Emma Irwin wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am looking at a way to convert PDF documents to a page-flip  
> style of
> > display.  I've spent a bunch of time looking at this.
> > I am leaning towards writing a Drupal module with #1 (open source),
> > but wondering if there were  any other mummerings in the community
> > about page flip ?  Any advice or pointers that might help me focus  
> on
> > what has been done and what needs to be done.
> Once the patch to imageapi_imagemagick module at
> http://drupal.org/node/269329
> is reviewed and committed, the work done on incorporating imagecache
> into D7 means that D7 will have the ability to convert the first  
> page of
> a PDF document to an image format. Perhaps it would be possible to
> modify imageapi_imagemagick to produce multiple pages - but I don't  
> know
> how that would link up with the new image system in core.
> David.

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