Comic Sans Creator talks about the need for the font

We have all used Comic Sans font in our early days. Though its considered more of a joke now but it certainly has a novelty factor attached to it. Comic Sans Font Creator, Vincent Connare talks about the need to create the font. Its a good read.

Comic Sans was designed because when I was working at Microsoft I received a beta version of Microsoft Bob. It was a comic software package that had a dog called Rover at the beginning and he had a balloon with messages using Times New Roman.

 

There was no intention to include the font in other applications other than those designed for children when I designed Comic Sans. The inspiration came at the shock of seeing Times New Roman used in an inappropriate way.

Source: Vincent Connare’s Blog.

Do your good deed of the day – Revoke access to Twitter clients you don’t use

I talked about Twitter’s new API restrictions few months back. And March 5 the day when it happens is approaching. Guess what? Apps have started feeling the heat already. Just 2 days back, Falcon Pro – one of the bes apps for Twitter on android ended up hitting the 100K token limit. Worse is that … Continue reading Do your good deed of the day – Revoke access to Twitter clients you don’t use

Twitter finally allows downloading of tweets

Yes! The moment which you have been waiting for is finally available. Twitter has enabled the option to download all your tweets in a calendar type archive. The option is working only for few accounts at the moment. Seems it will be rolled out gradually. Go to your settings page and check if you see … Continue reading Twitter finally allows downloading of tweets

What Twitter’s recent changes can mean for you?

Twitter recently announced some big changes for the developers with the announcement of their new API. First of all, you need to understand what is an API. API or Application programming interface is a set of rules which are used by the applications to communicate with the service. Here the twitter related apps you use … Continue reading What Twitter’s recent changes can mean for you?