Font Awesome vs Typekit

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Font Awesome vs Typekit: What are the differences?

Developers describe Font Awesome as "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. On the other hand, Typekit is detailed as "An online service offering high-quality fonts". 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.

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

Font Awesome is an open source tool with 60.6K 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 110 company stacks & 85 developers stacks; compared to Typekit, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 4 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 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.

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    What are some alternatives to Font Awesome and Typekit?
    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.
    Bootstrap
    Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
    Ionicons
    Premium designed icons for use in web, iOS, Android, and desktop apps. Support for SVG and web font. Completely open source and MIT licensed.
    Material Design
    Material Design is a unified system that combines theory, resources, and tools for crafting digital experiences.
    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.
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