Posts Tagged ‘cufon’
Yesterday I mentioned a new tool called Cufon that allows you to easily embed fonts in your web site.
One quirk about this tool is that your HTML has to be rendered prior to applying, or refreshing, the font. If you are using any kind of AJAXy stuff in your site, you’ll need to re-apply the font change. The trick is knowing when to do this.
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Now that jQuery is available, I am even more convinced that this is the case.
There are, however, a few hurdles that need to be jumped to make this happen. For example, one thing Flash has been good at is embedding fonts and while you can embed fonts using CSS, the little bit of research I’ve done on the subject has demonstrated that it wouldn’t necessarily be easy.
Recently, someone took me up on the challenge, and I am actually converting a Flash script to jQuery. And it is working quite nicely, thank you very much.
Here are some tools I’ve discovered along the way.