Robothon09 Conference Vodcasts Available Online

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News | Yves Peters | March 24, 2009

I announced it in my Robothon09 First impressions post on Unzipped, and yesterday I noticed they were being uploaded, so here they are – the Robothon09 vodcasts. Now you can watch the presentations in their entirety from the comfort of your own desk. This again displays how on top of their game the Den Haag crew are. Go to the website and relive the excitement, or alternatively check out what you’ve been missing out on. Enjoy!

  1. Welcome and Introduction
    Erik van Blokland, LettError & Paul van der Laan, Type Invaders
  2. Getting Started with Robofab
    Erik van Blokland, LettError
  3. Adobe Font Development Kit for OpenType: intro and new features in 2.5.
    Miguel Sousa, Adobe
  4. UFO2: New features and RoboFab beta
    Tal Leming, TypeSupply
  5. The UFO2FDK package, Area51
    Tal Leming, TypeSupply
  6. Metrics Machine 4
    Tal Leming, TypeSupply
  7. Interpolating with Prepolator, Superpolator.
    Tal Leming, TypeSupply & Erik van Blokland, LettError
  8. Building apps: A quick introduction to Defcon.
    Tal Leming, TypeSupply
  9. My kern runneð over: A case study of complex fonts and subtables.
    Ben Kiel, House Industries
  10. TTX & FontTools
    Just van Rossum
  11. Glyphs: a font editor
    Georg Seifert
  12. Autopsy: Visual Font Auditing
  13. The reason is not clear: A message from the Russian programmers.
    Yuri Yarmola, FontLab
  14. UFOstretch, roundingUFO and friends
    Frederik Berlaen, Type My Type
  15. Remix Tools
    Tim Ahrens, Just Another Foundry

Reports elsewhere on the web

  1. Unzipped [First Impressions] [Day 1] [Day 2]
  2. Dan Reynolds | TypeOff
  3. Ricardo Lafuente [Day 1, morning] [Day 1, afternoon] [Day 2] | var/log/tinkerhouse
  4. Rob Keller | You Should Like Type Too
  5. Benjamin Hickethier (guest editor) | FontBlog (in German)
  1. Robothon09 Flickr Pool

News feature about the Tobias Frere-Jones exhibition on Dutch television RTL4

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  1. The recordings of the Robothon 2009 presentation are back online at:

    Posted by Erik on Jan. 8, 2015
  2. What a wonderful birthday present. ;)

    Posted by Yves Peters on Jan. 13, 2015

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