🔗 Lorem Ipsum – All the facts – Lipsum generator

Lorem Ipsum – All the facts – Lipsum generator Lorem Ipsum comes from sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 of “de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum” (The Extremes of Good and Evil) by Cicero, written in 45 BC. This book is a treatise on the theory of ethics, very popular during the Renaissance. The first line of Lorem Ipsum, “Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet..”, comes from a line in section 1.10.32.

🔗 Bigfoot

Bigfoot A jQuery plugin for empowering footnotes. Inspired by Instapaper. Built for mobile devices and responsive designs.

🔗 Lipsumo

Lipsumo LIPSUMO is a simple lorem ipsum generator which uses text from Project Gutenberg. Placeholder text done right!

🔗 The Elements of Style

The Elements of Style (via jslint_com – Yahoo Groups ) According to Wikipedia: The Elements of Style (1918), by William Strunk, Jr. and E. B. White, is a prescriptive American English writing style guide comprising eight “elementary rules of usage”, ten “elementary principles of composition”, “a few matters of form”, a list of forty-nine “words and expressions commonly misused”, and a list of fifty-seven “words often misspelled”.

🏞 hyphen vs. n-dash vs. m-dash

[hyphen](http://thewritepractice.com/create-your-own-words-and-other-uses-of-the-hyphen/) = connect things to be used as one word/unit [n-dash](http://thewritepractice.com/whats-an-en-dash-and-how-to-use-it-correctly/) = indicates a range, as in: X--Y (from x to y) [m-dash](http://thewritepractice.com/what-the-heck-is-an-em-dash/) = break in narration, a short aside

📋 Typographical characters in an Apple keyboard

In a Mac with the Portuguese (Portugal) keyboard layout , these keyboard shortcuts are available for common typographical characters via the alt key: — m-dash alt - – n-dash alt shift - … ellipsis alt . " left double curly quote alt , " right double curly quote alt shift , ’ left single curly quote alt l ’ right single curly quote or apostrophe alt shift l In the case of an English (British) keyboard layout , the common Portuguese accents are also accessible via the alt key:

🔗 Size Calculator

Size Calculator Nick Sherman demo’d Size Calculator , a web application created to bring screen design a capability that print design has enjoyed for 500 years. (via Web Type, Meet Size Calculator ∙ An A List Apart Blog Post )

🔗 Typography in ten minutes — Butterick’s Practical Typography

Typography in ten minutes — Butterick’s Practical Typography This is a bold claim, but i stand behind it: if you learn and follow these five typography rules, you will be a better typographer than 95% of professional writers and 70% of professional designers. (The rest of this book will raise you to the 99th percentile in both categories.) All it takes is ten minutes—five minutes to read these rules once, then five minutes to read them again....

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Over the course of a year, I researched and created ZXX , a disruptive typeface which takes its name from the Library of Congress’ listing of three-letter codes denoting which language a book is written in. Code “ZXX” is used when there is: “No linguistic content; Not applicable.” (via Making Democracy Legible: A Defiant Typeface — The Gradient — Walker Art Center )

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Sketchnote Text, Italic and Bold were built from hundreds of hand-drawn glyphs, and variations on glyphs . These added characters allowed Delve to create Contextual Alternates — multiple variations on each character which help recreate variations in handwriting and can be accessed with tools that support this OpenType feature, like InDesign. (via The Sketchnote Typeface – Rohdesign – Designer Mike Rohde )

🔗 Introducing Courier Prime

Introducing Courier Prime It’s Courier, just better

🔗 iOS Fonts – A Place for Happy Typography

iOS Fonts – A Place for Happy Typography A list of available system fonts in the different iOS versions.

📺 The Story of “Keep Calm and Carry On”

(via The Story of “Keep Calm and Carry On” | Just Hugo)

🔗 Avería – The Average Font

Avería – The Average Font This is the story of the creation of a new font, Avería: the average of all the fonts on my computer.

🔗 HTML-Ipsum

HTML-Ipsum Dummy HTML constructs for common idioms.

🔗 Web Fonts » WordPress Method

Web Fonts » WordPress Method Easy web typography is no longer a dream, it’s a reality. This is my list of resources…