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Dank Mono

The rather special coding font

2.6/5
About

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

Would you recommend this product?
Front-end lead

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.

Pros:

reasonable good looking

Cons:

$40 price tag

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DevRel @ Formidable
Hiya, sorry that you're disappointed with the price tag. It's oriented after other coding fonts like Operator Mono (200$). I leave a couple of discount codes here and there (check my comment on here) but essentially every coding font has different goals, and as an independent creator of it, I'd like to finance my work properly. Sorry, if that put you off, but I hope you'll try the font one day :) Btw, I would also disagree with the assessment that this is not a programming "tool". It very much is part of your every day life. You can read more about this reasoning in the Medium post I wrote.
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@_philpl can you provide more choices for buying/licensing it. That would be great because font usage vary people to people and if you can provide more choices like other fonts has, would make people buy it. :)
Oliver Turner

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.

Pros:

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

Cons:

You use it to write code. Boo.

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Fullstack developer
Have you tried the free Fira Code and its listed alternative? https://github.com/tonsky/FiraCode
cofounder usenoor.com

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.

Pros:

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

Cons:

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

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Fullstack developer

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/FiraCo...

Pros:

Helps raising awareness on the importance of a good font.

Cons:

Price. Free, quality competition exists.

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Web Developer Since 1998
You lead me to https://github.com/kencrocken/Fi... that's Fira Code with Ligatures. $40 is better then the $200 Operator Mono.
Engineer

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 🤷🏻‍♂️

Pros:

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

Cons:

Costs more than "Borda" design font.

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UI Engineer, Dynamic Yield

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.

Pros:

It's a monospace font that looks good

Cons:

It's not free

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Frontend Engineer, Oyova Software

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

Pros:

Great ligatures, fun italics, great arrow/comparison letterforms

Cons:

It costs money

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I do stuff with computers

Why would you spend £40 for a font?

Pros:

none

Cons:

fira is the best

why would I change fira for this?

£40 for a font... really?

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Front-end developer @creiden

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.

Pros:

it actually looks cool

Cons:

why i would pay 40$ to get it.

Web Developer

using consolas with injected ligatures.

Pros:

good looking font

Cons:

$40 for non commercial

Full-Stack Developer

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

Pros:

Nice looking

Cons:

$40 ?!

monospace and handwriting letter should not meant to be mixed.

Pros:

is there any?

Cons:

that handwriting letter s

Co-owner / Product at @humanmadeltd

Contrary to other views, I'm happy to support this project and £40 really isn't much in that regard — not everything has to be open-source/free. Thanks for creating this Phil.

Pros:

Beautiful.

Cons:

None really, license is flexible and purchase was easy.