nvBDFlib is an easy to use library, written in C, for handling BDF (Bitmap Distribution Format) font files.
It is especially useful when you need to draw using a nice font, but you do not want the complexity brought by more feature-laden libraries like FreeType.
The nvBDFlib API is very simple, you just need to provide a callback function to do the actual drawing, and mostly
everything else is managed by the library - forget messing around for hours trying to use a complex font library just
because you did not want to use that monospaced 8x8 font!
Moreover, nvBDFlib doesn't depend on anything but on the standard C library, so you can avoid dependency hell.
The usage of this library can be schematized in the following steps:
An example application, bdfbanner, is included with the distribution.
Last updated: July 9th, 2014
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