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19 Comments on "Icon Fonts (The Standard, Ep. 3)"

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David Klakurka
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David Klakurka
6 months 22 days ago

I have a big problem with this method. Google's crawlers are pulling in the text inside of those <i> tags (such as 'view_module', 'call_split', etc) and they're showing up in Google search results. How can I fix this?..

Darek Czajkowski
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Darek Czajkowski
7 months 21 days ago

I suggest this podcast on why you should use SVG over icon fonts: www.fullstackradio.com/47Also, if you are new to SVG:

Developers TV
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Developers TV
7 months 23 days ago

broken link in description

Stephan Bijzitter
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Stephan Bijzitter
7 months 23 days ago

Fonts are most definitely not the same everywhere. In fact, they render differently in every browser, especially when made bold or italic. It is true that the difference is minimal, but it's noticeable.

Me Myself
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Me Myself
7 months 23 days ago

I see this a kind of commercial for googles material-font, that´s why it´s topic here.According to Lea Verou, Sara Soueidan & others, SVG is definately the new standard (to come).Performance and possibilities are definately better with SVG as with iconfonts. But like Sam in this video said, he is not a good designer and like I said he works for google, so probably they didn´t got target on SVG becasue of this factors.

Andrew Gibson
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Andrew Gibson
7 months 23 days ago

do they make you smile? embrace the dark side. let's have a natural face. Love your vids.

O0oOo8oOo0O
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O0oOo8oOo0O
7 months 24 days ago

I thought this is about standards? But you mention the Material font and not Font Awesome?Cannot take this format serious anymore!

Frederik
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Frederik
7 months 23 days ago

O0oOo8oOo0O font awesome looks like shite

Good Parts
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Good Parts
7 months 24 days ago

Could be Icon Fonts a better solution than SVG Icons?

Šime Vidas
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Šime Vidas
7 months 23 days ago

An SVG icon system is a more advanced approach; it requires some careful thought during setup and there are some SVG-related gotchas, so it’s not for everyone.An icon font with all its flaws is still acceptable for beginners, I think. If you want to optimize your website, I’d recommend starting with reducing the amount of JavaScript and images. Switching to SVG icons is a smaller, more advanced optimization, that you can perform later, once the major performance issues have been dealt with.

Me Myself
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Me Myself
7 months 23 days ago

I definately also prefer SVG and maybe the chrome-dev-team did not good research on this topic, or it´s because of the reasons I mentioned in my comment above.

Thiago Martins
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Thiago Martins
7 months 23 days ago

Now I am wondering why they gave us a tip for using web fonts (I think they should suggest using svgs instead)Disappointed

Василий Кузьменко
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Василий Кузьменко
7 months 23 days ago

Good Parts i think svg icons is better solution than icon fonts. Because this just element on the page.

Šime Vidas
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Šime Vidas
7 months 24 days ago

SVG icons are a better solution in virtually every aspect, according to sources like CSS Tricks.

Mike Downes
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Mike Downes
7 months 24 days ago

very nicely done ..

Habeebi Mohamed
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Habeebi Mohamed
8 months 16 hours ago

It's a great series

Jaihindh Reddy
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Jaihindh Reddy
7 months 24 days ago

Yeah, Westworld is great.

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