Testing Fonts for Software Developers

11. September, 2015

Characters that you need to be able to distinguish clearly:

0O – Zero and upper case o
l1I – Lower case L, one, upper case i
Z2 – Upper case z and two
S5 – Upper case s and five
G6 – Upper case g and six
B8 – Upper case b and eight
71 – seven and one
lI – Lower case L, upper case i
vy – lower case v and lower case y

Just copy and paste into your favorite code editor.

Fonts you should try:

FreeType with hinting after patent expires

19. July, 2010

From the announcement:

Since May 2010, all patents regarding the TrueType bytecode interpreter have expired worldwide. Consequently, we now define TT_CONFIG_OPTION_BYTECODE_INTERPRETER by default (and undefine TT_CONFIG_OPTION_UNPATENTED_HINTING).


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