[NTG-context] "Fonts in ConTeXt" is now available from boekplan.com

Thomas Schmitz tschmit1 at uni-bonn.de
Mon Feb 28 11:20:33 CET 2011


On Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:45:52 +0100
  Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:
> 
> After some delays, thankfully the book "Fonts in 
>ConTeXt" is now
> finally available for immediate ordering.
> 
> "Fonts in ConTeXt" describes how to define and use fonts 
>in ConTeXt
> MkIV. In this book, for the first time all existing 
>documentation
> related to fonts has been combined into a single 
>document. In 128
> pages, the reader is guided through everything there is 
>to know about
> fonts in ConTeXt MkIV. The earlier chapters deal with 
>the theory behind
> the font subsystem of ConTeXt and explain how to use the 
>font switching
> macros. The later chapters deal with defining fonts, for 
>both single
> (symbolic) fonts and complete typescripts for font 
>families. Finally,
> there are chapters on extending the ConTeXT font system 
>and font
> installation.
> 
> "Fonts in ConTeXt" costs 19 euro + p&p, and can be 
>ordered from
> 
>   http://www.boekplan.com/
> 
> 
> Hans and I have decided that there will not be a free 
>PDF version;
> ordering a hardcopy is the only way to get this book. 
>Please note
> that besides receiving a useful book, you will also be 
>sponsoring
> ConTeXt development by doing so!
> 
> 
> Taco Hoekwater
> (also for Hans Hagen)
> 
> 
I ordered as well - very nice and clean interface for the 
web shop! Looking forward to reading my copy, and thanks 
for all the work you've put in; 19 Euros is more than 
fair, and I'm happy that part of the money will be going 
into development!

Thomas


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