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Typeplate » A typographic starter kit encouraging great type on the Web

Typeplate » A typographic starter kit encouraging great type on the Web
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I Love Typography I Love Typography — Sassaparilla: Fiennes Edition Thinking with Type | Home Typeplate: A Starter Kit For Beautiful Web Type As of today we’re pleased to announce Typeplate, a free-range and open-source typographic starter kit that will hopefully help you build beautiful, text-rich websites. The word on the street is that the Web Is 95% Typography, so as we hurtle towards the future, we think there’s still a lot we can learn from five centuries of history. Typeplate is the result of this exploration of our typographic heritage. “Another Framework?” We made Typeplate because we weren’t satisfied with existing Web frameworks. Pattern libraries are helpful but they rarely separate structure from aesthetics, which leads to projects looking generic unless you sink a lot of time into re-working all the patterns. With Typeplate, you can combine solid typographic conventions of the past with flexible styles of the presence. How It Works So what does Typeplate do? Typeplate isn’t the next Bootstrap or Foundation; we’re building a toolkit for Web type that’s meant to be extended and customized. Demo And Downloads Easy.

The FontFeed | Fonts, Typography, Lettering, Design Simple Laravel Layouts using Blade A simple and easy way to use the Blade templating engine to get a fully ready layout system. We will create a few site pages (home, about, projects, contact). Here is a table of the pages that we will use and the layouts that they will use. Routing To get our pages to work, we’re going to setup a simple route to get our home page. Since we’re only touching on layouts in Blade, we won’t need to do anything but load a view. Now that we have our routes setup, we will start our work with the home page. Views The File Structure Let’s create the files necessary for creating a whole templating system. - app -- views --- layouts ------- default.blade.php ------- sidebar.blade.php --- pages ------- home.blade.php ------- about.blade.php ------- projects.blade.php ------- contact.blade.php --- includes ------- head.blade.php ------- header.blade.php ------- footer.blade.php ------- sidebar.blade.php Includes We will use the head, header, and footer includes so that we don’t have to rewrite that code. <!

47 Top Typography Tools and Resources Typography is the foundation of design on the web. Back in 2006, designer and founder of iA Oliver Reichenstein even went so far as to proclaim "web design is 95% typography." It's imperative, then, to have a thorough, grounded education in optimizing and utilizing typography to create a balanced, harmonious, accessible hierarchy of content, when working on the web. To help you improve and learn more about typography, we have compiled 25 useful tools and resources, from fundamentals to modular scales. Have we left out your favorite typography tool or resource? 1. Founded in 2008, Typekit offers a library of fonts, from old classics to new favorites, which can be used on the web. The browsing interface is well organized. 2. Recently acquired by Monotype, Typecast provides a platform to quickly style type in the browser and check for readability, rendering and beauty as you work. 3. Typetester was launched back in 2005, and is still a useful tool today. 4. 5. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

Creating a custom HTML theme Want to create a custom look for your blog? If you’re comfortable hand-coding HTML, then you’ve come to the right place! If not, choose from hundreds of beautiful themes in the Theme Garden. Introduction Tumblr is built around seven key post types: text, photos, links, quotes, chat, audio, and video. Pro-tips Try to avoid posting external images and embedded media in text posts. Get Started Click the name of your blog at the top of the Dashboard or under the list icon at the top.Click “Customize appearance” on the right column.Click “Edit HTML” below the theme thumbnail on the left. Tumblr has two types of special operators used to render content in your HTML. Variables are used to insert dynamic data like your blog's title or description: Example <html><head><title>{Title}</title></head><body> ... Blocks are either used to render a block of HTML for a set of data (like your posts), or to conditionally render a block of HTML (like a "Previous Page" link): Basic Variables Global Appearance Pages

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