[development] Page-flip Module?

Emma Irwin emma.irwin at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 16:45:52 UTC 2009

So we have a couple of different lines of thinking here, (I have another
conversation off-group) and thrilled that perhaps a couple of you are
interested in contributing. We should probably take this off the group
conversation now, please email me directly and we can start a single thread
.  I'm excited!

emma.irwin at gmail.com

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 10:06 PM, John Oakley
<john.oakley at batchelor.edu.au>wrote:

> 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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