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Comicraft Presents The World's Greatest Comic Book Fonts. UTF-8: The Secret of Character Encoding - HTML Purifier. Filed under End-User Character encoding and character sets are not that difficult to understand, but so many people blithely stumble through the worlds of programming without knowing what to actually do about it, or say "Ah, it's a job for those internationalization experts.

UTF-8: The Secret of Character Encoding - HTML Purifier

" No, it is not! This document will walk you through determining the encoding of your system and how you should handle this information. It will stay away from excessive discussion on the internals of character encoding. This document is not designed to be read in its entirety: it will slowly introduce concepts that build on each other: you need not get to the bottom to have learned something new. Asides Text in this formatting is an aside, interesting tidbits for the curious but not strictly necessary material to do the tutorial. Table of Contents Finding the real encoding In the beginning, there was ASCII, and things were simple.

The first step of our journey is to find out what the encoding of your website is. Forms. A guide to typography (Infographic) The top 10 open source web fonts. Net magazine is the number one choice for the professional web designer and developer.

The top 10 open source web fonts

It's here that you find out about the latest new web trends, technologies and techniques – all in one handy package. Each issue boasts a wealth of expert tips and advice, including in-depth features and over 30 pages of advanced front and backend tutorials on subjects as diverse as CSS, HTML, JavaScript, WordPress, PHP, and plenty more. net compiles the hottest new sites from around the web, and being the voice of web design, our mission is to source the best articles written by the best people in the industry and feature interviews and opinions crammed with inspiration and creative advice.

Type & Graphics by Henning Skibbe. Mister Jun font is released. Free download in this article ! - Ceegee, blog de tendances graphisme et inspiration : webdesign, graphisme, illustration, photographie, motion graphics, art, packaging, animation... Mister.

Mister Jun font is released. Free download in this article ! - Ceegee, blog de tendances graphisme et inspiration : webdesign, graphisme, illustration, photographie, motion graphics, art, packaging, animation...

Jun est une typographie originale déclinée en deux versions, une romaine et une italique (son nom est un hommage à Seba Jun, alias Nujabes, producteur de hip hop japonais décédé récemment). Conçue pour être utilisée en tant que typo de titrage, ou pour la réalisation de compositions typographiques originales telles que la conception de logotypes, illustrations, etc, j’ai voulu créer une fonte ayant un grand impact visuel tout en conservant certaines subtilités apportées par les courbes, empattements et le fort contraste pleins/déliés. A noter : Cette typographie ne comporte que des bas de casses (minuscules). Create Your Own @font-face Kits. Tutorial: Character sets & encodings in XHTML, HTML and CSS. Intended audience: HTML/XHTML and CSS content authors. This material is applicable whether you create documents in an editor, or via scripting.

This tutorial gathers together and organizes pointers to articles that, taken together, help you understand how to handle the essential aspects of authoring (X)HTML and CSS related to characters and character encodings. In a nutshell This section is for people in a hurry who just want to know the key recommendations from the tutorial. If you don't understand something, or if you want more detail, read the rest of the tutorial.

Save your pages as UTF-8, whenever you can. Always declare the encoding of your document. Use the @charset rule for external style sheets (but not CSS in your HTML page) if you have non-ASCII content, such as font names, ids or class names, etc. Try to avoid using the byte-order mark in UTF-8, and ensure that your HTML code is saved in Unicode normalization form C (NFC). Essential background information The byte-order mark (BOM)


Rich Typography On The Web: Techniques and Tools « Smashing Magazine. Advertisement Let’s face it: Web-safe fonts are very limiting.

Rich Typography On The Web: Techniques and Tools « Smashing Magazine

Maybe a dozen fonts are out there that are widely enough adopted to be considered “Web safe,” and those ones aren’t exactly spectacular for much other than body type. Font2Web - Your Online Font Converter Converting .ttf and .otf to .woff, .eot and.svg. Font File Formats. Font guide for webmasters. Undefined Until font downloading technology is perfected, Web designers must normally restrict themselves to fonts that are available on most users’ computer systems.

Font guide for webmasters

So which fonts are installed on everyone’s computers? Your best bets are the ones that come with the Internet Explorer (MSIE) browser and the Windows and Macintosh operating systems. For the last few years, the MSIE fonts have been installed on every new Windows and Macintosh PC, so they are your best “cross-platform” bet. [More details below] The CSS font-family property lets you specify more than one font at a time, in order of preference. Ttf2eot on the web! Use this tool to convert a TrueType (TTF) font file into an OpenType (EOT) font file, for use with Internet Explorer for embedded fonts.

ttf2eot on the web!

After using this tool, you will be able to embed fonts on your web pages that can be seen on Internet Explorer 4 and higher, and all current modern web browsers that support embedded fonts via CSS3 (Firefox 3.5 and higher are among such browsers). See the Restrictions that are in place for this web application. There are some known issues with the ttf2eot binary this application uses and certain TTF files won't work on IE when converted to EOT. Font Directory. How to Use Any Font on the Web. As a designer, typography is a very important aspect to my work.

How to Use Any Font on the Web

Now as far as print design, implementing any form of type isn’t a problem, but when it comes to the web then there’s only a certain amount of fonts you can use, right? WRONG. In the last couple of years, there has been some growth in using other typefaces on the web. CSS allows developers to use a property called @font-face to define a new typeface and these fonts are 100% SEO friendly. Introducing Typekit. When we started Small Batch Inc. last year, our goal was to explore what’s now possible on the web.

Introducing Typekit

That exploration has taken many shapes: bringing together a community at The Start Conference, working with our friends at Twitter for a few months, and digging deep into data with Wikirank. Now we’re focusing on an entirely new idea, and we’d like to share that with you. It’s called Typekit. Free file sharing and storage - share folder - Fonts8. 039;s Scriptorium Fonts and Graphic Arts. Free Renaissance Calligraphy Script Fonts and Typefaces. Here is a collection of free and shareware fonts for use on your own Renaissance or history pages, design projects, and documents.

Free Renaissance Calligraphy Script Fonts and Typefaces

These are all fonts I regularly use at Luminarium, some calligraphic fonts, some typefaces. Some are demo fonts, some with full character sets — all are gorgeous. Enjoy! Aquiline Two by Manfred Klein. Charityware. Carmilla by Scriptorium. Francisco Lucas by Pia Frauss. Gaiseric by Scriptorium. Hesperides by Scriptorium. IlShakeFest by The Illinois Shakespeare Festival. John Speed by Scriptorium. JSL Ancient by Jeff Lee. Fonts: WirWenzlaw. This is a genuine Bastarda, written at Prague in the year 1400, at the chancery of one Wenzlaw who was king of Bohemia and Roman king. His elixir of life was booze, his first occupation fighting off a brother who tried and retried to have him dethroned for insanity, his favourite pastime having people drowned in the Moldava, and his only claim at immortality causing thereby the death of a court clerk called John of Pomuk, who afterwards became renowned as a saint.

However, it surely wasn't Saint John Nepomuk who wrote the quite innocuous little document this font is based on. The font is called after the first two words of that document, saying in German "We Wenzlaw... " I got my information on King Wenzlaw, a.k.a Václav, a.k.a Wenceslas, a.k.a Wenzel, from Radio Prague's online Czech history, which was a rather amusing read.