August 18, 2014 | Design Vs Dev
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Welcome to Design Vs Dev, a podcast about web development from the different perspectives of designers and developers. In our first episode, Drew and Micah discuss Web Fonts and how best to include them in your project.
- What is a web font?
- Why use a web font?
- Where to find the fonts (See References below).
- Including fonts into your page.
- A few tips on picking good font combinations for non-designers.
- Google Fonts – Free – 647 Font families
- Typekit – $25-$100/yr – 800-5,000 Fonts (depending on plan)
- Fonts.com – $100-$1000/yr – 20,000+ Fonts
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Our next episode covers CSS Preprocessors (ie. SASS/LESS). It released on September 1. We will release two episodes per month, on the first and third Mondays.