New Tech Talk: Typekit

March 30, 2010 Sean Beckett

Support for @font-face in CSS has created new possibilities for typography on the web. Like all new technologies there are hurdles, both technical and legal. Typekit aims to solve those problems with a centralized, continuously upgraded font-serving platform and licensing models that make sense for the web.

Ryan Carver of Small Batch, makers of Typekit, gives an intro to Typekit. He describes how to use the fonts and demonstrates advanced client-side tools. He also discusses their internal tools for testing and screen-shotting fonts across browsers and platforms.

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