Inkling Engineering’s Dark Ops
As mentioned in previous posts, Inkling’s content uses a custom specification called S9ML, which includes a subset of HTML5. Much of Inkling’s reader content can be viewed as an HTML document like any other. This means that virtually anything possible on a website is possible within an Inkling title.
Highlights and notes are, of course, only the basics of what the web application engineering team does at Inkling. Like covert agents, we sneak in, do fun and technically challenging things inside the application, and slip out unnoticed. The user never knows we were there. (Isn’t that how technology is supposed to work?)
The advent of HTML5, CSS3 and a number of other new technologies has led to a veritable revolution in web programming. I’m always delighted (and, admittedly, often a little surprised) at how we’re able to use these technologies inside Inkling to create a simple yet powerful user experience.
We’re always hiring great talent to help us with our mission of building great software. If you’re ready for some covert operations of your own, that is…