ether2html
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About

Ether2html

Skeleton to design a webpage (for screen or print) collectively and synchronously using Etherpad, a collaborative text editor. It uses the Showdown library to convert markdown to html and the paged.js library to layout the pages. ERG (Brussels) and Piet Zwart Media Design Master (Rotterdam) are the first places where is have been used by participants of workshops starting from late 2019.

Working document in the browser

How to use it

  1. Create an etherpad somewhere for the CSS (e.g. https://framapad.org).
  2. Create an etherpad somewhere for the content (e.g. https://framapad.org).
  3. Download the file ether2html.html by right-click "Download raw" and choose "Save link as".
  4. Edit that ether2html.html file by replacing the URL under the comment <!-- CHANGE THE URL OF YOUR CSS PAD BELOW --> by the export URL of the pad CSS you created in step 1, copy the link location of the plain text export of the pad - see below the screen capture.
  5. Edit that ether2html.html file by replacing the URL under the comment <!-- CHANGE THE URL OF YOUR MARKDOWN CONTENT PAD BELOW --> by the export URL of the pad for the content you created in step 2, copy the link location of the plain text export of the pad - see below the screen capture.
  6. Open the file ether2html.html in your web browser (Firefox or Chrome).
  7. Edit your pad with content (markdown or html) and your pad with CSS styles.
  8. Reload the file ether2html.html opened in your web browser.
  9. Use the print function of your browser and choose "Save as file". Here is your pdf ready to print!

Copy the link location of your pad

Licence

© OSP under the GNU-GPL3

Use cases

Whole erg catalogue

Workshop at erg, Brussels with Master students in graphic design and visual communication.

Workshop at Piet Zwart Institute

Workshop at PZI with Master 1 students of the Xpub department.

Snapshots | iceberg

Inside this repository

Log

 

svilayphioutold

— Initial commit

Friday, 25th October 2019 - 16:08

 

svilayphiouadmitted

— *the* skeleton

Friday, 25th October 2019 - 16:49

 

svilayphioulet out

— Update README.md

Friday, 25th October 2019 - 16:55

 

svilayphiouclaimed

— Update README.md

Wednesday, 15th January 2020 - 21:34

 

svilayphioupeached

— Update README.md

Wednesday, 15th January 2020 - 21:34

 

svilayphioubrought out

— Update README.md

Friday, 17th January 2020 - 15:41

 

pierrehtweeted

— Update ether2html.html

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 15:14

 

pierrehtweeted

— Update README.md

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 15:18

 

pierrehdivulged

— Update ether2html.html

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 15:18

 

svilayphioupeached

— Update ether2html.html

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 15:44

 

pierrehtalked

— Update ether2html.html after a test at the PZI Post digital itch workshop, first session

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 20:49

 

pierrehrevealed

— Update README.md

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 21:00

 

pierrehsaid

— Update README.md

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 21:03

 

pierrehdiscovered

— Upload New File

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 23:31

 

pierrehdivulged

— Upload New File

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 23:32

 

pierrehpublished

— Update README.md with pics

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 23:34

 

pierrehtalked

— Update README.md

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 23:38

 

pierrehblabbed out

— Update README.md

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 23:40

 

pierrehbabbled out

— Upload New File

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 23:41

 

pierrehargued

— Update README.md

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 23:46

 

pierrehuttered

— Update README.md

Tuesday, 28th January 2020 - 23:49

 

pierrehstated

— Update pics/pad-menu-screengrab.png, pics/book-screengrab.png files

Monday, 3rd February 2020 - 02:46

 

pierrehcomplained

— added pics

Monday, 3rd February 2020 - 03:12

 

pierrehcomitted

— added iceberg

Monday, 3rd February 2020 - 03:18

 

pierrehcried

— Update README.md

Monday, 3rd February 2020 - 03:15

 

pierrehcomitted

— Update README.md

Monday, 3rd February 2020 - 03:17

 

pierrehdisclosed

— Update README.md

Monday, 3rd February 2020 - 03:34

 

pierrehexposed

— Merge branch 'master' of gitlab.constantvzw.org:osp/tools.ether2html

Monday, 3rd February 2020 - 08:49

 

pierrehbabbled out

— Delete book-screengrab.png

Monday, 3rd February 2020 - 08:52

 

svilayphiouwhistled

— Update README.md

Monday, 3rd February 2020 - 11:54

 

svilayphioucomitted

— Update README.md

Monday, 3rd February 2020 - 11:55