This is a bold claim, but i stand be­hind it: if you learn and fol­low these five ty­pog­ra­phy rules, you will be a bet­ter ty­pog­ra­ph­er than 95% of pro­fes­sion­al writ­ers and 70% of pro­fes­sion­al de­sign­ers.

Typography in Ten Minutes is but one resource in the embarrassment of riches that is Matthew Butterick’s Pratical Typograpy. Butterick is my kind of person: he cares passionately about his craft and isn’t afraid to ruffle feathers. I can’t recommend Practical Typography enough for anyone who cares about typography (or who doesn’t yet).

Typography in Ten Minutes

Web Development, WordPress

App Engine 1.8.0 is now available and includes a Limited Preview of the PHP runtime – your top requested feature. We’re bringing one of the most popular web programming languages to App Engine so that you can run open source apps like WordPress. It also offers deep integration with other parts of Cloud Platform including Google Cloud SQL and Cloud Storage.

This could be a big deal, especially if they build tools to make it easy to install WordPress on App Engine.

Google App Engine adds the PHP runtime