Update: “Uploads” are now direct to browser memory, so fast & private
Posted 7 November, 2016
Axis-Praxis gets a round of updates today.
First, “uploads” are now directly to browser memory. After loading the font, Axis-Praxis parses the
fvar table and the
This has two important consequences:
- Fonts you drag onto Axis-Praxis are no longer uploaded to the axis-praxis.org server. They do not leave your computer.
- Fonts appear almost instantly.
Some other updates are introduced at the same time.
- You can now reliably drop multiple fonts onto Axis-Praxis at the same time. (This worked accidentally before, but with bugs.)
- The place you drop the font, the textbox or the font control, decides which textbox gets updated. It should feel more intuitive.