Working with web fonts

A third solution is to use web fonts. The idea is very simple to understand. Instead of relying on fonts installed on your student's computer, you can use fonts hosted on the internet. The chosen font is downloaded before it is used to render text, which makes it available to all your students. Sure enough, this impairs performance, as an extra file (the font) must be downloaded from the server before the content is made available to the viewer. But, on the other hand, you have a much wider range of fonts to choose from. (Not mentioning that the caching technologies used by web browsers make the performance issue a very minor annoyance.)

Adobe has developed an online font library called Typekit. One of the new features ...

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