Font Smoothing in Webkit and Firefox
I don't pretend to be a typography or design expert -- I just know what looks good and what doesn't. A few years ago I saw a few CSS properties I didn't recognize and when I toggled them on and off, the text went from beautiful to...not so beautiful. It was a welcome to the world of font smoothing. I recommend reading this post to learn more about what font smoothing is, but in this post I'll give you the CSS properties and values you need to know:
The difference in font presentation with and without font smoothing is fairly significant:
The difference is subtle but usually eye-pleasing and softer. When you go about picking custom fonts for your next website, try to experiment with font smoothing -- it may have a large effect on content readability!
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MooTools 1.2 Implementation
MooTools 1.2 Usage
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