Sam Howard Sam is a developer at IDRsolutions who specialises in font rendering and conversion. He's also enjoyed working with SVG, Java 3D, Java FX and Swing.


43 Stories by Sam Howard

Music and Coding Part 3: How to listen to music

So far in our series on Music and Coding we’ve covered the Why and the What. The Where and the When are obvious, which leaves us...
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Music and Coding Part 2: What to listen to?

Last time we looked at some reasons why music and coding might be a good mix for you (if you’ll excuse the pun). This time we’re...
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Music and Coding Part 1: Why listen while you work?

Listening to music while programming is a topic which seems to pop up every now and again on tech blogs and websites. I’ve generally...
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3 Reasons why we don’t convert Type 1 glyphs to TrueType

As we’ve discussed before, PDF files can contain a whole bunch of different fonts, but in the end most of them come down to two...
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Web fonts: What’s next for typography online?

Web typography is actually still a pretty new thing – most browsers only added support for downloadable fonts around 2009. (Internet explorer was uncharacteristically ahead...
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