Typographic Technology

Type_Lettering_Styles

Design, edit and convert OpenType and TrueType fonts on windows.

http://cr8.netfirms.com/type.html

A fully functional, freeware OpenType font editor/designer for windows.
Allows you to design, edit and convert OpenType TrueType (.ttf) and PostScript (.otf) fonts.

OpenType Table

Indices : Type Technologies : OpenType Tables

For the gory details, you can check the specifications at the Microsoft Website.

FontStandards.org

FontStandards.org is a wiki dedicated to information pertinent to font production.

webfonts

Indices : Webfonts

Wefonts type technology
Embedded OpenType (EOT)
Web Open Font Format (WOFF)

Webfonts subscription services:
Fontdeck
FontsLive
Just Another Foundry
Kernest
TypeFront
Typekit
Typotheque
WebInk
WebType

Free webfont hosting services:
Google Font Directory
Font Squirrel
Open Font Library

Webfonts tools
WebFont Loader

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List of web font services

Additional Resources:
Sprungmarker.de: Webfont Services Overview

origin of letters

font embedding

Just a start for now trowing out some topics, feel free to arrange and clean up.

@font-face
Embeded OpenType (EOT)
FontJazz
Typekit
sIFR
Flash
Portable Document Format (PDF)

Discussion:
Typekit - Web font licensing?

manicule

Indices : Terminology : Manicule

The pointing finger symbol ☛ commonly used in printing, advertising, and signage—called the manicule, printer's fist, mutton-fist, bishop’s fist, index, indicator, digit, pointer, director, etc, etc.

External Links
Manicule Flickr Group
Toward A History Of The Manicule

Characters

Indices : Terminology/How-To : Characters

Discussion and Design information about specific characters. Terms in parentheses denote PostScript names, when they differ from common names. Actual samples of character in question are shown in brackets.

aesc (AE, ae) [Æ, æ]
ampersand [&]
aringacute [Ǻ, ǻ]
at [@]
cent [¢]
currency [¤]
dollar sign (dollar) [$]
eng [Ŋ, ŋ]
eszett (germandbls) [ß]
eth [Ð, ð]
ethel (OE, oe) [Œ, œ]
fist [☞]
florin [ƒ]
hedera
interrobang [‽]
kra (kgreenlandic) [ĸ]
l dot [Ŀ, ŀ]
l slash (lslash) [ł]
rupiah (Rp, Indonesian currency)
space
yen [¥]

AsiaFont Studio

Indices: Tools: Type Design Tools : AsiaFont Studio

Supporting more glyphs than FontLab alone. AsiaFont Studio was an extended version of Fontlab for creation of double-byte characters such as Han (Chinese) characters.

The functionality of AsiaFont Studio was incorporated into Fontlab Studio 5, and is no longer available as a separate software application.

http://www.fontlab.com/Font-tools/AsiaFont-Studio/

Tools

Indices : Tools

For installable, PC*-based applications, see Software.

Web-based Type Design Tools
FontStruct
FontArk

Metrics Tools
iKern (service)
Kern King

Text Tools

Hand Tools

Type Rendering Tools (web)

*Denoting Personal Computer.

Additional Articles:
Open Font Library wiki: Tools

Ligature

Indices : Terminology : Ligature

The connecting link between two letters that are joined together. Also, two or more characters that are combined into one glyph, generally comprising such characters as , , , , etc.

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