May 31, 2017

Inspiring Apps – HTML

Purple DS® offers you a numerous amount of features to design your app. If our product features are reaching its limits don't worry. Simply use HTML to embed content you can't create within Purple DS®.  
Do you want to embed your online shop in your app to offer your users a consistent user experience? You can use HTML to do so. Because we included an in-app browser your users won't leave your app to browse through your shop. 

Would you like to offer ...

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May 29, 2017

PPA Festival Review

Two weeks ago we headed to the PPA Festival in London. In this article you can find out more about what experiences we made on the conference. 

The PPA Festival - What's it all about?

This year's conference of the Professional Publishing Association took place in London on 10 May 2017. The PPA Festival is regarded by publishing experts as a unique event that brings together representatives from across the UK’s magazine and media ...

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Apr 27, 2017

Scrollytelling – an innovative storytelling feature

Scrollytelling is a powerful way to tell stories more dynamically. It combines text, photos, graphics, video effects and animations that perfectly blend into one another to produce engaging stories. Storytelling is a completely new, innovative way of visualizing a story or info flow.

The word “Scrollytelling” itself is a combination of “storytelling” and “scrolling”. It refers to a digital multimedia story that unfolds as you scroll. ...

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Apr 27, 2017

Inspiring Apps – Scrollytelling

With our new Scrollytelling feature, app elements such as videos, audio and text can instead of displayed next to each other be combined with each other as a complementary whole.

The secret of this combination is movement.

Instead of reading a story and playing a video separately, the playback of a sequence is controlled by the movement of scrollable text. In this way, narrative elements can be controlled by the gestures of the app user and repeated as necessary. 

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Apr 24, 2017

Bye Bye Adobe DPS®: Straight talk from publishing experts

Adobe DPS®: “Your licence has expired.” The first part of our blog series took a look at the issue of expiring licences and the consequences for publishers, and explained what makes Purple DS® a great alternative.

1. Bye Bye Adobe DPS®: What happens next

2. Bye Bye Adobe DPS®: “We need a simple and flexible solution” – straight talk from publishing ...

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