Font Awesome vs Google Fonts

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Font Awesome vs Google Fonts: What are the differences?

Font Awesome: The internet's most popular icon toolkit. You can get vector icons and social logos on your website with it. It is a font that's made up of symbols, icons, or pictograms that you can use in a webpage, just like a font; Google Fonts: Making the web more beautiful, fast, and open through great typography. A library of 915 free licensed fonts, an interactive web directory for browsing the library, and APIs for conveniently using the fonts via CSS and Android.

Font Awesome and Google Fonts can be categorized as "Fonts" tools.

Font Awesome is an open source tool with 60.3K GitHub stars and 10.2K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Font Awesome's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Font Awesome has a broader approval, being mentioned in 63 company stacks & 32 developers stacks; compared to Google Fonts, which is listed in 27 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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What is Font Awesome?

You can get vector icons and social logos on your website with it. It is a font that's made up of symbols, icons, or pictograms that you can use in a webpage, just like a font.

What is Google Fonts?

A library of 915 free licensed fonts, an interactive web directory for browsing the library, and APIs for conveniently using the fonts via CSS and Android.
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      What are some alternatives to Font Awesome and Google Fonts?
      Bootstrap
      Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
      Typekit
      It is an online service which offers a subscription library of high-quality fonts. The fonts may be used directly on websites or synced via Adobe Creative Cloud to applications on the subscriber's computers.
      Typography
      It is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed. This term is also applied to the style, arrangement, and appearance of the letters, numbers, and symbols created by the process.
      Remix Icon
      A set of open source neutral-style system symbols for designers and developers. Licensed under the Apache License Version 2.0.
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