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Pristine Font rendering for the Web

01 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!