Day: May 19, 2010

  • Google Font API

    [Google’s hosted, embeddable, fonts for use with @font-face.][link] They’re apparently [collaborating with TypeKit][type]. via [Zeldman][zeld] [link]: “Google Font API – Google Code” [zeld]: “Original Tweet” [type]: “TypeKit and Google”

  • An In-Depth Technical Analysis of VP8 from An x264 Developer

    [Jason Garrett-Glaser got access to the VP8 spec, software][link], and source a few days before the big announcement. This is a serious analysis from someone who knows a thing or two about video encoding. [link]: “Diary Of An x264 Developer » The first in-depth technical analysis of VP8”

  • The Windows Blog

    [Great news from Microsoft][link]: >In its HTML5 support, IE9 will support playback of H.264 video as well as VP8 video when the user has installed a VP8 codec on Windows. In the post the Author, Dean Hachamovitch, reiterates the company line regarding HTML5: “we’re all in,” but this is not a surprising development at all.…

  • WebM

    [As some anticipated, Google has open-sourced the VP8 codec they acquired in their purchase of On2 Technologies on 17 February this year][link]. They’ve taken the VP8 video codec and combined it with Ogg audio, and a new container format to create the WebM project: “a broadly-backed community effort to develop a world-class media format for…