Pristine Font rendering for the Web
1 Oct 2009
script.aculo.us author (and more) Thomas Fuchs has built a Mac-only ruby script that is pure genius for image-based font rendering for websites.
It all boils down to a Ruby script that runs on OS X only and uses OS X’s really awesome typography and subpixel antialiased font rendering. Why not tap into this to make those headline graphics? With Rubycocoa you can easily whip up a small app that draws some text, and save it into a PNG file.
I love the simple solution of building on Apple’s hard work in making text look good. Great stuff!