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Brackets, my favorite javascript IDE

I use Brackets for web development. I had tried several other IDEs but Brackets is my current favorite IDE. A few things I liked is listed below  It is free software licensed under the MIT License  written in HTML, CSS and JavaScript Availability of large number of…Continue Reading →

NotoSansMalayalam and nta

NotoSansMalayalam has the following ligature rules for ന്റ (nta)- All uses Akhand Opentype feature uni0D7B(ൻ) + uni0D4D(്) + uni0D31(റ) => ൻ + ് + റ uni0D28(ന) + uni0D4D(്) + uni200D(ZWNJ) +uni0D31(റ) => ന്‍ + റ uni0D28(ന) + uni0D4D(്) + uni0D31(റ) => ന്…Continue Reading →

Hyphenation in web

This is a follow up of a 4 year old blog post about hyphenation. Hyphenation allows the controlled splitting of words to improve the layout of paragraphs, typically splitting words at syllabic or morphemic boundaries and visually indicating the split (usually…Continue Reading →

SVG Fonts

This post is some notes on the current state of SVG Fonts. SVG is not a webfont format. The purpose of SVG fonts is to be embedded inside of SVG documents  (or linked to them), similar to the way you…Continue Reading →