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Scott Watermasysk
Scott Watermasysk

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Dank Mono

Dank Mono

I switched1 my main programming font last week from Fira Code 2 to Dank Mono.

After a couple of days, I have to say I am enjoying it.

  1. The italic crossed with script (cursive) is a nice visual change.
  2. Supports ligatures which is now a must have for me.
  3. There are two types of developers. Those who love change and those who hate change. Neither are right or wrong, but I am in the love change camp. The small visual update makes everything feel more fresh.

The recommended font-size with it is 14. I had been running Fira Code (which I still love) at 24px. For Dank I switched to 20px and bumped the font-weight up to 500 in Visual Studio Code.

  1. Check out if you want to see if I stick with Dank Mono ↩

Discussion (4)

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Matthias πŸ€–

I bought Dank Mono a couple of months ago and I really like that font.

I would really love to see a bold version.

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Alberto Estrella

It looks like you changed from Dank Mono to JetBrains Mono... Does it worth to buy Dank Mono?

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Let’s say I’m on Mac and switches to windows, do I have to buy it again?

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Wes B.

Nope, you'll be able to get another download link from the Dank Mono website on your new computer!