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Instant HTML5 Fonts and Typography by K. Jaouher

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Preface

Typography is a composition of the Greek words: τύπος (typos) which means form and γραφή (graphe) which means writing. It is the art and technique of arranging type in order to make language visible. This art is very ancient and was used for multiple purposes such as literature, advertising, newspapers, and mathematics. Surprisingly, even the web is 95 percent typographic but it took some years for web developers and web designers to adopt the idea. Now, with the invention of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript, new tags and properties; creating artistic images became fun and easy. It is also important to take care of older versions by ensuring cross-browser compatibility via a lot of techniques that will be discussed in this book. You can already ...

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