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Webfonts

Introduction I’ve recently been working on some new HTML5 projects using Twitter Bootstrap and needed to escape the Helvetica norm. Hopefully this post will prvide a useful introduction to creating Webfonts. Webfonts A webfont is a specially tuned font for use on websites using the CSS @font-face declaration, basically a font in a desktop format … Continue reading

Issues with certain Unicode Characters

Working on a French Flash activity, I had problems displaying certain French characters: OE Upper Case ligature Unicode 0152 oe Lower Case ligature Unicode 0153 Ÿ Upper Case diaeresis Unicode 0178 With a normal (8-bit) font these characters cannot be displayed, so I created a Method in a Class StringUtilities to replace these characters with … Continue reading