Faster Font Loading with Font Events

The font event API is out in Chrome and coming in Firefox 36 but you can use it now with this polyfill

 

Jonathan Suh writes:

Web fonts are great and make the web a more beautiful space; however, loading them can be slow, which results in an unwanted side effect: FOIT (Flash of Invisible Text). I’ve experienced FOIT on my website, particular on mobile connections, but with the help of some homework and fantastic resources, plus some JavaScript and CSS, I managed to fix it.

Also see http://caniuse.com/#feat=font-loading

Read the full article Jonathan Suh