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This is my blog, named for an old New York Lottery marketing slogan: "All you need is a dollar and a dream."

24 April 2018

Self-Hosted Fonts

Rather than settling for system standard fonts, I’ve chosen a set of fonts that I think would best display my site’s contents and self-hosted them. Initial loads might be a bit slower, but I think you’ll find that the initial performance hit is worth it. I’m using Voltaire for headings, Bitter for body text, and Cutive Mono for code samples and pre-formatted text. All are available from Google Fonts.

24 January 2017

Creating a System Serif Font Stack for Web Development

An overview of the use of system UI fonts in stylesheets, with ideas on how to do the same with serif and monospace fonts.