Easy Web Icons with Font Awesome

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Easy Web Icons with Font Awesome

Font Awesome

Michael always says “K-I-S-S. Keep it simple, stupid.” Great advice. Hurts my feelings every time.

– Dwight

There is some truth to what Michael says. Whenever possible it is always better to “Keep it simple, stupid”. Recently, while working on a little web utility I came upon the usual task of adding graphical action icons to a web application. Typically this is where we search Google for the shiniest new PNGs to fit out needs. But I happened to stumble across Font Awesome, which is a pictographic font made up of scalable vector graphics. Its pure CSS, no javascript needed, and 369 icons included. The only major limitation I could find was that it requires IE8 or greater.

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