Monday, February 16th, 2009

Typism: Build your own fonts

Category: Showcase, SVG

Juraj Sukop has created a fun project called Typism that lets you build fonts on the Web:

typism is a web-based font editor. It is a public site where anyone can create a font for others to use and to study, to modify and to copy. You write the description of a typeface, design the outlines of a glyph, track the development history and publish any revision in human-readable format to store locally. All it takes to run it is a browser supporting a few open standards.

Typism uses SVG (We don’t JUST love Canvas ;) and runs on Google App Engine. The project is open source too so you can check it all out!

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:48 am
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I hope this:

IMPORTANT: I apologize for being a bit unclear – you need to run the very, very latest version of the browser, not even beta is new enough. Here is how to get the needed version.

makes some more people to upgrade their browsers. :P

Comment by LeaVerou — February 17, 2009

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