Cascadia Code is designed “to enhance the modern look and feel of the Windows Terminal”, but it also looks quite nice in VS Code or your text editor of choice.
Zach Leatherman joins the party with Divya and Nick to talk about fonts and static site generators! Zach shares his knowledge about font loading, what can go wrong, and how we can avoid issues. Then we discuss Zach’s newest project, Eleventy, a simple static site generator, and the panelists share things they are excited about.
We literally now have an open-source typeface created by the people, for the people — contributions are welcome.
Public Sans is a strong, neutral, principles-driven, open-source typeface for text or display.
Koen Lageveen has a project on GitHub that let’s you test drive a handful of programming fonts which is pretty awesome if you’re on the hunt for a better font or want to see what other fonts are out there.
Here’s the full list of fonts. Did your favorite not make the list yet? Send a PR.
I love a good, minimal “use me at all sizes” typeface — especially when it’s open source and community focused like Inter UI is. Looks good at large and small sizes and is perfect for that minimal UI look.
From Rasmus Andersson, Designer/Engineer at Figma…
Provide this tool the Google API url for a web font and it will download it for offline use and self-hosting. Why might you want to do that?
It’s not clear yet if Google Fonts are EU GDPR compliant (see this issue). This may be a good reason to download the Google Fonts you use on your server.