Learn to make websites stand out by using custom fonts with eye-catching effects using Packt’s new eBook

October 2013 | Web Development, Web Services

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Instant HTML5 Fonts and Typography , a practical, hands-on, recipe-based guide that provides a number of clear, step-by-step exercises to create fonts, generate cross-browser compatible font formats, and also teaches you how to use and import fonts in different methods. The eBook is 62 pages long and is priced at $11.04.

About the author: Kharrat Jaouher is a web developer from Tunisia. He got a degree in Software Engineering in 2007. Ever since then, his objective has been to improve his skills in multiple domains especially in web and industrial development. He often creates some new articles on his blog, [https://sites.google.com/site/webdevetipstuto/], when he is not working on client projects.

HTML5 is a markup language used for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web and a core technology of the Internet. In HTML, a font face or font family is the typeface that will be applied to some text by a web browser. The font is used for the display of text on the screen, on a printer, or another device.

Instant HTML5 Fonts and Typography details the use of fonts in HTML5, and gives readers a clear idea regarding the correct file formats to be used to ensure cross-browser compatibility. This eBook enables users to take advantage of the new HTML5 and CSS techniques to generate magnificent effects by providing clear and practical recipes.

This book gives readers the opportunity to build their own fonts using a free web font generator, as well as looking at embedding web hosted fonts and rendering fonts for previous versions of Windows. The book will also enable readers to take advantage of using fonts in the best and most artistic way, as well as helping developers create exceptionally good effects using custom fonts.

The book is aimed at both professional and amateur HTML and CSS developers who are looking to use fonts in order to enhance their interface design. Familiarity with JavaScript is required.

About Packt: Packt is one of the most prolific and fastest-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.


Instant HTML5 Fonts and Typography
Explore and use Google fonts and its JS library, Webfont loader, for other web font host inclusion in addition to safe usage during loading time

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/html5-fonts-and-typography/book

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