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Good Programmer Typeface

A wiki on good typefaces for programming (distinguishing between 0 and O, i, 1 and l, 2 and Z, 5 and S, 8 and B, quotes, and so on, are important issues). As of this writing, the list includes the following, with Andale Mono and Bitstream Vera the clear winners:

  • Andale Mono (by The Monotype Corporation, free from Microsoft)
  • BitstreamVera Sans Mono (by Bitstream, Inc.)
  • Fixedsys or 8514OEM (Windows-specific)
  • JMK/Neep
  • Lucida Console
  • ProFont
  • Trebuchet MS
  • Monaco
  • Computer Modern
  • Proggy Clean, Proggy Square, Proggy Small, and Proggy Tiny

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Monospaced fonts ⦿ Modern style ⦿ Fonts for programming ⦿








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