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Font Engineering

Font engineering, Part 2: Build process

In Part 1 of this blog post series, I started setting up a Git repository for one of my horrendous old fonts to explore whether we can adopt good software development practices in a typical font project. At the end of that post we populated a new repository, graham-sans, with a folder structure that suits […]

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Font Engineering

Font engineering, Part 1: Git repository structure

As I’m fond of mentioning at every opportunity, my twin passions are web development and typeface design. It was curious though that until recently, I never considered combining the two disciplines. Fonts are essentially pieces of software; can we therefore apply techniques commonly found in the world of software engineering to font projects? Software engineers […]