Get Fonts and Encodings: From Unicode to Advanced Typography PDF

By Yannis Haralambous

This reference is an interesting and entire consultant to utilizing fonts and typography on the internet and throughout quite a few working platforms and alertness software program. Fonts & Encodings exhibits you the way to take complete good thing about the superb variety of typographic recommendations on hand, with complicated fabric that covers every thing from designing glyphs to constructing software program that creates and strategies fonts. The period of ASCII characters on eco-friendly monitors is gone, and leaders equivalent to Apple, HP, IBM, Microsoft, and Oracle have followed the Unicode all over the world personality general. but, many software program functions and sites nonetheless use a number of criteria, together with PostScript, TrueType, TeX/Omega, SVG, Fontlab, FontForge, Metafont, Panose, and OpenType. This booklet explores each one alternative extensive, and gives historical past in the back of the strategies that contain state-of-the-art "digital house for writing": half I introduces Unicode, with a quick background of codes and encodings together with ASCII. find out about the morass of the knowledge that accompanies each one Unicode personality, and the way Unicode offers with normalization, the bidirectional set of rules, and the dealing with of East Asian characters. half II discusses font administration, together with set up, instruments for activation/deactivation, and font offerings for 3 assorted platforms: home windows, the Mac OS, and the X Window approach (Unix). half III offers with the technical use of fonts in particular situations: the TeX typesetting process (and its successor, W, which the writer co-developed) and websites. half IV describes equipment for classifying fonts: Vox, Alessandrini, and Panose-1, that's utilized by home windows and the CSS ordinary. find out about latest instruments for growing (or modifying)fonts, together with FontLab and FontForge, and get to grips with OpenType homes and AAT fonts. Nowhere else will you discover the precious technical details on fonts and typography that software program builders, net builders, and image artists want to know to get typography and fonts to paintings properly.>

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David Plotkin, Jane Brownlow's How to do everything with FrontPage 2002 PDF

By David Plotkin, Jane Brownlow

Discover ways to use FrontPage 2002 to construct a domain from scratch utilizing this easy-to-use advisor. you will get complete information on the entire newest gains and instruments incorporated within the FrontPage 2002 improve. speedy grasp the fundamentals of formatting, tables, and images, and create professional-looking web content and websites conveniently. to be able to maximize the strong services of this renowned net authoring instrument and drastically increase the standard and function of your own or expert website, then this can be the e-book for you.

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