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«book publishing as easy as it should be»

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easybook lets you easily publish books in various electronic formats (ePub, MOBI, PDF and HTML). It was originally designed to publish programming books, but you can use easybook to publish any kind of book, manual or documentation website.

easybook worflow diagram


Make sure to have installed Composer globally in your system and execute the following command:

$ composer create-project easybook/easybook easybook

Once installed, use easybook with the book command:

$ cd <easybook-installation-dir>
$ ./book

If the last command doesn't work, try php book or check book script permissions.


easybook is fully documented at http://easybook-project.org/documentation


easybook is licensed under the MIT license.


Execute the following command to test easybook (it requires PHPUnit):

$ cd <easybook-installation-dir>
$ phpunit


In order to generate PDF files, PrinceXML library must be installed. If you haven't installed it yet, you can download a fully-functional demo at:


In order to generate MOBI files, KindleGen library must be installed. If you haven't installed it yet, you can download it freely at Amazon: