text2png — a work-around to show the right font on browsers, even if they are not (fully) compliant to the CSS3 @font-face rule

Using a combination of JavaScript, CGI and imagemagick, this web page enables people surfing the net with older and / or CSS3 non-compliant, visual browsers to see the letters of alphabets often missing in operative systems. Primarily, I use this functionality to enable web pages to show text written with the Swedish sign language alphabet , but I designed it to be scalable because I plan to use it with other alphabets in the future. I sometimes use it for some Landau notations, too.

For example: https://www.acc.umu.se/~saasha/text2png/􌥃􌤻􌤴􌥗􌥃􌤴􌤶􌥱􌦌.png or
https://www.acc.umu.se/~saasha/text2png/𝓑𝓞𝓐𝓜𝓘 (png is default) or
https://www.acc.umu.se/~saasha/text2png/􌤢􌥔􌤸􌤩􌤴􌥙􌤟􌥼􌥣􌥼􌤟.jpeg?background=9f9&foreground=f00&size=150&stroke=99f&trim=true

Feel free to send comments to the author: Saašha Metsärantala ( saasha@acc.umu.se ).


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