The headline is rumored to be a quote from the German Typographer Erik Spiekermann paraphrasing American Typographer Frederic W. Goudy‘s Any man who would letterspace blackletter would shag sheep. Dear web page designers! Whoever told you differently: letter-spacing: -1px or -2px is no good […]
About Google … (001)
An older but still relevant video about Google, made by the TV broadcast company ABC: ( External link if you want to watch the video on youtube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7yfV6RzE30 Search engine, mail service, instant messenger, camera surveillance, network (web) infrastructure, power supplier, operating systems, hardware, […]
IE, generated select boxes, change event and WTF?!
While I was writing a bigger JS project, I needed a generated select box that was filled with its options from somewhere. I tested it in Opera 11 and all was good. Then I opened Firefox and it worked, as it did in Chromium. […]
Always when I needed an SVG file for something I fired up Inkscape, even if I only needed a relatively simple image. While Inkscape is quite powerful when it comes to editing importing and exporting vector graphics, it is a memory and CPU hog […]
Some thoughts about fonts (for math)
What fonts to use for a website that relies heavily on Unicode is quite difficult. Sometimes the look of a font, though quite important to make a good typographic impression, is not of the same importance as a full support of all glyphs you […]