The font choice for developing software is important. Developers read code all the time.
This is an article I had for quite a while as a draft. As part of my yearly cleanup, I've published it without finishing it. It might not be finished or have other problems.
The Ubuntu Powerline font is what I use:
Ligatures are a design method of combining two characters (graphemes) to get a nicer way of printing them together. Historically, this has been done with "ff", "fi", "fl". For code, other options are possible. I'm not saying any of those are a good idea:
How to Enable Ligatures:
FiraCode is licensed under SIL Open Font License 1.1. It is a Monospaced font with programming ligatures.
- Microsoft releases new open source font Cascadia Code, 2019
- GitHub: microsoft / cascadia-code
- Microsoft releases Cascadia Code version 1909.16, 2019.
- Kayla: Cascadia Code, 2019.