Type Rendering Mix

Tool
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Type Rendering Mix is useful in many situations, especially when it comes to “thin” font weight in OS X. Due to the way the Core Text rasterizer works, fonts will look heavier on OS X and iOS than on other platforms. Designers often attempt to create consistent font rendering by applying -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased and -moz-osx-font-smoothing:…

Fira Sans – Firefox OS Typeface [Free]

Font/Icon
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Designed to integrate with the character of the OS, the Fira Sans typeface also aims to cover the legibility needs for a large range of handsets varying in screen quality and rendering. When working with Fira Sans it is recommended that micro font sizes that fall below our guidelines are avoided. The typeface itself was…

Unify – Check unicode support for browsers & device

Resource
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Web pages authored using hypertext markup language (HTML) may contain multilingual text represented with the Unicode universal character set. The relationship between Unicode and HTML tends to be a difficult topic for many computer professionals, document authors, and web users alike. The accurate representation of text in web pages from different natural languages and writing…

Developer API for TinyPNG

JS/jQuery
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Hook up your server to TinyPNG and compress all your images on the fly. The API for TinyPNG uses the same compression engine that powers the web service so you can expect exactly the same results. Enter your name and email address below to retrieve your key and get started. Once you retrieve your key, you…