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Dank Mono

The rather special coding font


Dank Mono is the coding font you want. Designed for aesthetes with code and Retina displays in mind. Delightful ligatures and an italic variant.

11 Reviews
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  • Mo Rajabifard
    Mo RajabifardCo-founder & CEO @ There.PM

    Lovable 😍 - Perfect glyph details - Highly optimized for high resolution display - Frequent updates and fixes +1


    Nothing! If any, I've seen he is all ears to listen and fix them ASAP!

    Phil gave me a beta preview before the release, I didn't set it as the default font for a couple day. I was terrified to try a new font, I thought I cannot get used to it soon. (You probably think the same)

    But hell I WAS WRONG! 😍

    I got used to this font in 1 day! I can't go back to "Operator Mono" (I was using it), or Menlo now.

    The fact that Phil is actively releasing updates and listening to users, is very promising. That is #1 reason I tried it at first.

    Mo Rajabifard has used this product for one week.
  • Max
    MaxJS Developer

    Nice aesthetics if you're a fan of Fira, italic version


    Costs more than "Borda" design font.

    It looks really good if you're a fan of certain things about your fonts. Also italic version is something some people will definitely enjoy.

    But nothing beats Menlo in my book 🤷🏻‍♂️

    Max has never used this product.
  • Roman Dubinin
    Roman DubininFront-end lead at http://whitescape.com

    reasonable good looking


    $40 price tag

    while I would give this font a ride I just could not justify $40 purchase on font with so many open-source and free alternative. It's just a monospaced font after all, not a programming tool.

    Roman Dubinin has never used this product.
  • Oliver Turner
    Oliver TurnerOliver Turner

    1) Dankness 2) The "f" character 3) The ligatures rock


    You use it to write code. Boo.

    My code has never looked more spiffing.

    I was initially concerned that ligatures would be confusing, but nothing could be further from the case: if anything I'm concerned about not having the visual affordance now!

    I love it.

    Oliver Turner has used this product for one month.
  • Eli Or
    Eli OrFront End Developer, Dynamic Yield

    It's a monospace font that looks good


    It's not free

    While I understand that it's okay to get paid for your hard work, with all the opensource alternatives I find it too bad to ask for money when it's clearly not made for businesses. Welp, good work anyway.

    Eli Or has never used this product.
  • Offirmo
    OffirmoFullstack developer

    Helps raising awareness on the importance of a good font.


    Price. Free, quality competition exists.

    40$ is definitely too pricey when the free, high quality "Fira Code" exists https://github.com/tonsky/FiraCode

    I'm using Fira Code for several years, and only those not aware of free alternatives would risk buying this font. I wouldn't buy this without testing it first on my code. Too bad the 40$ tag is preventing me from doing that...

    Other programming fonts (free and paid) https://github.com/tonsky/FiraCode#alternatives

    Offirmo has never used this product.
  • muhammad khalil
    muhammad khalilFront-end developer @creiden

    it actually looks cool


    why i would pay 40$ to get it.

    we as developers look at the screen all the time so colors and fonts are important thing to us so, i dedicate time to customize my editor to look comfort to me, but i will not spend 40$ to get just a font and there's an alternative open-source and free. it just doesn't make sense.

    muhammad khalil has never used this product.
  • Tsvetan Topalov
    Tsvetan TopalovFull-Stack Developer

    Nice looking


    $40 ?!

    We have decent free fonts to work with why would anyone pay 40 bucks to use a font in his editor ?

    Tsvetan Topalov has never used this product.
  • vikkio88
    vikkio88I do stuff with computers



    fira is the best

    why would I change fira for this?

    £40 for a font... really?

    Why would you spend £40 for a font?

    vikkio88 has used this product for one day.
  • Oren Mizrahi
    Oren MizrahiWeb Developer

    good looking font


    $40 for non commercial

    using consolas with injected ligatures.

    Oren Mizrahi has used this product for one day.
  • Ian Svoboda 💻📱🍸
    Ian Svoboda 💻📱🍸Frontend Engineer, Oyova Software

    Great ligatures, fun italics, great arrow/comparison letterforms


    It costs money

    I love this font. It’s really jazzed up my terminal and IDE. I find it makes my code easier to scan and more enjoyable to read

    Ian Svoboda 💻📱🍸 has used this product for one week.