Runar Ovesen Hjerpbakk

Programmer. Software Architect. Technical Manager.

Design

Make your code more beautiful with the Fira Code typeface

Beautiful code: typography and visual programming by Peter Hilton was one of the best talks at NDC Oslo this summer.

Peter talked about how layout and typography can make code beautiful and improve code readability. After all, as Knuth pointed out:

Programs are meant to be read by humans, and only incidentally for computers to execute.

So how can one improve a monospaced programmer focused typeface?

By utilising ligatures of course!

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