[webkit-dev] looking for someone to work on webkit/wkhtmltopdf

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Fri May 18 08:59:52 PDT 2012

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On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 8:56 AM, adam <adam at flossmanuals.net> wrote:

> hi
> Just wanted to let anyone that is interested to know of this position for
> a coder to work on wkhtmltopdf and page based webkit issues amongst other
> things related to a free software for book production.
> adam
> http://www.sourcefabric.org/**en/about/jobs/1222/<http://www.sourcefabric.org/en/about/jobs/1222/>
> Sourcefabric is currently looking for an intermediate programmer to join
> our team. You'll be working on Booktype, our open source book production
> platform and its rendering software Objavi.
> Booktype is a free, open source platform that produces beautiful, engaging
> books formatted for print, Amazon, Lulu, iBooks and almost any e-reader
> within minutes. You can create books on your own or with others via an
> easy-to-use web interface or build a community around content with social
> tools.
> Of the software, Forbes said "Booktype will make it easier for companies
> and people to collate, organise and edit content, and make it ready for
> publication."
> GoodEReader said it was a "unique crowd-sourced ebook authoring toolkit,"
> while ReadWriteWeb explained it as "Wordpress for books" and The Digital
> Reader proclaimed it "Inkling Habitat for the rest of us."
> Booktype works with a renderer known as Objavi for producing book
> formatted PDF, EPUB, ODT, templated HTML and MOBI and other formats. This
> position will focus on Objavi development but the applicant is expected to
> also work on Booktype.
> We offer you the opportunity to...
> Work on open source software.
> Build an application that make the world a better place.
> Work with a friendly and enthusiastic team.
> Here's what we're looking for from you...
> You are passionate about E-book production.
> You have a good knowledge of print production document requirements.
> You have a bachelors or masters degree in computer science.
> You have been growing your skills continuously through your career.
> You are a team player and have a strong work ethic. You get along with
> others easily.
> You don't mind working with users on mailing lists to help them figure out
> their issues.
> You are excited about open source software and about changing the world.
> Technical skills
> You primarily need to be a good software developer and understand
> electronic book formats and PDF documents. The following skills are what
> will be needed for this job:
> Python - Intermediate/advanced level
> C++ - Intermediate
> QT
> PDF document structure
> wkhtmltopdf
> Webkit
> Ubuntu Linux
> Skills that would assist this application greatly include experience with:
> Ebook formats other than PDF and EPUB
> Online print on demand services
> Ghostscript
> Please provide CV, code samples, screenshots, references, and your
> proposed salary. You may be based anywhere and work remotely.
> In the interview you will be asked to program small snippets of code on
> the fly.
> Please send your resume and cover letter to adam.hyde at sourcefabric dot
> org with jobs at sourcefabric dot org in cc.
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