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April 27, 2011

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Laker 1.0 released

Hey everybody,

I’m glad to announce that the beta release of Laker 1.0 is now available!


  • Distribute your publication as an app for iPhone and iPad. The layout scales automatically depending on screen size and orientation.
  • Swipe to change pages (on iPad & iPhone).
  • DoubleTap to show a table of contents (on iPad & iPhone).
  • Implement native looking slideshows (on iPad & iPhone).
  • Include sound, YouTube videos, images, multi-column layouts and more.
  • The layout even adapts to a desktop browser (experimental).
  • No webserver required.
  • Fully customizable.
  • Build digital magazines, catalogues, slideshows, surveys, conference schedules and everything else you can imagine.

Download the Starter-Pack and check out the “How to use”-Development guide. If you have any suggestions or questions, please don’t hesitate to comment!

Laker is part of the diploma thesis by Florian Franke, supervised by Prof. Robert Paulmann, University of Applied Sciences Mainz/Germany. The thesis includes Laker, a digital publication made with Laker and a small book about digital magazines on iPad.