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Should likely have a “font” tag, however that tag does not exist.


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    I now use Adobe Source Code Pro after many years of Lucida Console then Consolas.

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      Same here, though it seems to have rendering issues in Visual Studio so I use Consolas at work.

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      Wow, I wasn’t aware that fixed-width coding fonts were a new thing! Thanks, Ars Technica.

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        To be fair, I know a lot of devs who were unfamiliar with the wonderful world of code oriented fonts until I introduced them to it. Some people just haven’t thought to look, and Hack is a good place to start.

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          I actually really like programming with proportional width fonts. But in languages that want you to play the indentation game, I’ve gotta plug M+ 1M because it’s an awesome font.

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            Personally, I would rather it be full-width instead of half-width, however, the M+ MN Type-1 looks nice as well.

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            This isn’t “free” but worth it in my opinion as a programmer/read text all day on screens person: http://www.fsd.it/fonts/pragmatapro.htm

            Pragmata pro is probably one of the best investments I’ve made for my work and eyes. Very well done for programming related and really good glyph support.

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            If you follow the links, it turns out to be a new derivation in the Bitstream Vera Sans / DejaVu family. Cool looking zero.

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              It is more or less just DejaVu Sans Mono but with the i, 0, and comma changed a bit, and the spacing and hinting fucked up.

              https://i.imgur.com/8SqL6mT.gif The one with the red square is Hack.

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                I’m no designer/font expert, but I think I prefer Hack’s spacing.

                How can you tell there’s hinting problems? I have a lot of trouble discerning it, despite reading the wikipedia article on it.

                edit: oh, and thanks for the gif!