iPad Publishing: White-labeled Solution from Apperplace

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Apperplace Bookstall allows you to build a bookstall app for the iPad. The app comes with all features for multi-issue publishing and is a white-label product and fully customizable.

Start with our ready-to-use project template, set-up your app and integrate it with our hosted content media platform at minimal costs: $999 one-time fee + monthly $99 for the hosting.

Our customers around the globe utilize Apperplace Bookstall in order to distribute existing print documents like books and catalogs via a bookstall with additional media enrichments (audio, video, links etc.).

These Slides will get you to your own bookstall step by step in one hour.

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iPad Publishing: White-labeled Solution from Apperplace

  1. 1. Your Bookstall step by step in one hour Quick Start Guide Version 1.21
  2. 2. 1 Register and create an Apperplace Bookstall account http://bookstall.content-media-platform.com/amc (white label server platform by Apperplace) Hint: Write down your username and password. You will need them later to configure your app.2
  3. 3. 2 Prepare your MAC Apperplace_Bookstall_Tmpl_Project.xcodeproj Apple dow nlo Xcode ad & ins tall Open your Bookstall py template & co r d de nloa t fol Apperplace ow ec d p roj Bookstall r ou toy template Hint: If Xcode shows an Internal Error message saying „Platform failed to completely load“, reinstall Xcode.3
  4. 4. 3 Configure basic settings Build Settings Define App Name4
  5. 5. 3 Configure basic settings Properties.plist Chose your design. Enter skin name into fields „skinNamePublication“, „skinNameStore“, „skinNameShelf“ PlainGlossyBlack PlainStormedgeBlue TexturedWoodBamboo Only available for skinNameShelf5
  6. 6. 3 Configure basic settings Bookstall Serverconf.plist Enter „username“ and „password“ of your Bookstall acount into corresponding .plist-fields6
  7. 7. 4 Create graphics for individual designApp Icon Splash Image Portrait PNG 72 x 72 px PNG or JPG 132 dpi 768 x 374 px no rounded corners 132 dpi no gloss effectiTunes Artwork Infopage Landscape PNG PNG 512 x 512 px 1024 x 1180 px 132 dpi 132 dpi no file extension!Splash Image Landscape Infopage Portrait PNG or JPG 1024 x 274 px 132 dpi PNG 768 x 1448 px 132 dpi7
  8. 8. 5 Add graphics to projectFinder: Xcode:Copy all graphics to image folder in project Drag & drop Icon.png to Icon placeholder in Summary Tab8
  9. 9. 6 Upload and publish Enter PDF file, metadata and thumbnails into corresponding fields. Press „Upload and Save“9
  10. 10. 7 Build and test your appdeveloper.apple.com Click on „Distribution“ and followClick on iOS Dev Center instructions (skip App Store Distribution)10
  11. 11. 8 Add license keyBuy license: Add license key in Xcode:www.apperplace.com/products/apperplace_bookstall/ (properties.plist)download_and_purchase Hint: The Bundle ID and license key are directly linked to each other and cannot be changed after buying! The Bundle ID (Bundle Identifier) is the unique identification code for your app and specified in the Apple Provisioning Portal. Please be aware only numbers and default characters without any blanks are allowed. Usually a bundle identifier looks like this: „com.apperplace.appname“.11
  12. 12. 9 Build and submit your app to the App Storedeveloper.apple.com Click on „Distribution“ and followClick on iOS Dev Center instructions (skip Adhoc Distribution)12

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