There is an array of wonderful jQuery typography plugins that give web designers greater control over their sites’ web typography. At the hands of a capable designer, you can leverage the power of jQuery in web pages to reach a high level of typographic elegance and sophistication.
Below is a list of top jQuery plugins that serve a wide range of purposes related to web typography, from helping you implement @font-face to providing your users with better usability and functionality when it comes to your website’s fonts.
For example, it’s much easier in web design to use pixel-based/raster-based file formats (like JPG, GIF or PNG). Conversely, vector files such as EPS and AI — which are scalable without leading to pixelation — are better suited for graphic design, for things like logos that might be used in a variety of sizes. As of yet, vector-based graphics designed for the web (such as SVG or HTML5 Canvas) are not universally and uniformly supported in all browsers.
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Recently, we had a giveaway of five copies of Distinctive Design: A Practical Guide to a Useful, Beautiful Web published by Wiley as a way to let you all know of this awesome book by one of our top writers, Alexander Dawson. In this post, you’ll see the five lucky Six Revisions readers who’ve won themselves paperback copies of Distinctive Design.
The father of the e-book passed away last week. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, died Tuesday, September 6, at the age of 64. Considered by most to be the man that jumpstarted the move toward digital books, Hart created the first fully digitized public document by hand-typing the Declaration of Independence into a University of Illinois computer.
That was back in 1971, and Project Gutenberg has arguably paved the way for what we now know as e-readers and, most importantly, e-books.
Just thought you’d like to know of an article I wrote for Mashable on how to improve the usability and readability of web content. The article covers seven practical, easy-to-implement tips based on studies done by Jakob Nielsen, Gerry McGovern, academic researchers and others.
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