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The Type We Want: Using Fonts on the Web

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November 6, 2009 6:30 AM

Keizersgracht 324, 1016 EZ Amsterdam (Felix Meritis)

Keizersgracht 324, 1016 EZ Amsterdam (Felix Meritis)

Using your choice of fonts on the web is coming of age. Historically, we've had to make do with a small, safe list of font choices or use images to get more imaginative. From there, we've seen the rise of Flash-based and canvas-based font embedding. CSS3 holds new promise and browsers are implementing the features we need to accomplish easier font embedding on the web. There's still plenty of obstacles and confusion and this session will shed some light on the dark art of font embedding on the web.

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