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

adam adam at flossmanuals.net
Fri May 18 09:10:26 PDT 2012

ah, my apologies. will send there


On 18/05/12 17:59, Ryosuke Niwa wrote:
> This is not an appropriate mailing list for job posting. webkit-job is.
> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 8:56 AM, adam <adam at flossmanuals.net
> <mailto: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
>     EPUB
>     wkhtmltopdf
>     Webkit
>     HTML
>     CSS
>     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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