Top picks — 2017 August
Hate Comic Sans? You don’t know anything about typography
Do you hate Comic Sans? Of course you do. Do you have a strong opinion about it or just follow the crowd? Thomas Payne shares his perspective and gives tons of interesting insights and facts about the most disliked typeface ever. I found extremely interesting the words of Comic Sans author…
Vincent Connare, designer of Comic Sans, said, “if you love Comic Sans, you don’t know anything about typography. But if you hate Comic Sans, then you don’t know anything about typography either… and you should get another hobby”.
Front End Center — Crafting Webfont Fallbacks
Glen Maddern (the guy behind Front End Center) recorded another video that is the best explainer of a subject ever made. This episode is all about webfonts fallback. Very detailed introduction that highlights all potential issues, list of potential solutions and practical implementation using Font Face Observer. All the videos by this dude that I saw so far are top noche. I have to consider his support and apply for premium plan of Front End Center.
Compression Decompressed or, Making Things Smaller: A Visual Introduction
A great visual guide to compression, compression ratio and Kolmogorov complexity by Jack Preston. Very well presented! Great sense of humor.
UnityScript’s long ride off into the sunset
Using ES2017 Async Functions