5 Open Source Projects for 2012

Linux has become a fact of life. The Apache web server is world-renowned. But are you familiar with Nginex? How about my favorite desktop distro, Linux Mint? Here’s a good IT World article on the new open-source technologies that are on the rise. Required reading: http://www.itworld.com/open-source/236539/five-open-source-technologies-2012

Google Web Fonts

If you’re a web developer, you know the issues around typefaces (fonts). You can specify any font you want, but if the viewer doesn’t have that font installed, their view will fall back to a generic font. So how do you use cool fonts? Well, formerly you could “embed” fonts in a web page, but …