Franco Alvarado

Senior Content Standards Project Manager, Macmillan Learning

Franco started his career in publishing in the Boston area, focusing primarily on digital publishing and ebooks. From there, he delved into web development, automation, and workflow optimization. He helped to develop the XML-based digital workflow for Adams Media, geared toward repurposing content. He joined Macmillan last year and manages the epub standards and SCSS.

Franco's Sessions

Faking a Grid

“We wanted to utilize the responsive nature of the grid layout in our EPUBs to mimic the complex layout of higher education print textbooks. When we looked at applying the grid to our EPUBs, we saw that this would require additional coding not related to semantics, and the addition of s surrounding our headers would […]