Web fonts instruction for novice


Choosing a font? Here is a simple scheme from Julian Hansen. The image is clickable. Just answer «yes» or «no».

Web Fonts

Fonts are pretty much standard, but I’m sure it can be quite useful for anyone.


  1. That’s pretty cool! I wonder if there is something similar for programming languages…

Ropes — Fast Strings

Most of us work with strings one way or another. There’s no way to avoid them — when writing code, you’re doomed to concatinate strings every day, split them into parts and access certain characters by index. We are used to the fact that strings are fixed-length arrays of characters, which leads to certain limitations when working with them. For instance, we cannot quickly concatenate two strings. To do this, we will at first need to allocate the required amount of memory, and then copy there the data from the concatenated strings.