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Python How-To

Indices : “How To” Section : Scripting with Python

Before you get started making macro programs for FontLab, you must download and install Python, the programming language that is used by FontLab to write macros. You can download Python from www.python.org.

First you should begin by reading the chapter entitled “Macro Programming” in the FontLab Users’ Manual, which can be downloaded from the following locations:
Windows: US : Europe (.zip)
Mac: US : Europe : Asia (.zip)

Once you have done that, some great resources to start with:
The Unofficial FontLab/Python API Reference
The Letterror FontLab Scripting Mailing List Archives


Small release of several python scripts
Book Recommendations: Python for FontLab
Can You Program in Python…?

Additional Articles:
FontLab: Python Scripting
WikiBooks: FontLab/Scripting