Experimenting with TypeKit.com

Been looking at alternative font-replacement techniques of late, and have just received my beta invite to TypeKit.com. The idea behind their service, is that they host the fonts, you pay a monthly fee, and you can embed whatever font from their lib into your site via js and css. No flash/image/php replacement techniques, no hiding text off the page, it’s the font as you want it.

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Online news done the right way

If you haven’t had a chance yet, go check out the redesign of ABC news. It is a shiny example of what can be achieved when you embrace some of the cool new HTML/CSS/Javascript techniques, while maintaining accessibility and increasing useability.

Even better, it doesn’t have banner ads.. (yet). Oh but it’s pretty!! Homepaged already.

EDIT – Also noticed that ABC news has it’s own twitter feed : http://twitter.com/abcnews/, and that RSS feeds from the site are totally customisable (if you like), based on your keywords.