Recommended Fonts for Programming?fonts


I've really fallen in love with Droid Sans Mono.


What fonts do you use for programming, and for what language/IDE? I use Consolas for all my Visual Studio work, any other recommendations?

Best font for coding

I like Consolas a lot. This top-10 list is a good resource for others. It includes examples and descriptions.

When I got tired of Courier New I started to use Triskweline, and now I love it; despite being a bitmap font, it's quite nice, and it offers easily recognizable characters, especially for the most "problematic" ones (1/I/l, O/0, ...).

Moreover, it doesn't look like garbage as Consolas if ClearType is not available/disabled.

By the way, here are some other "alternative" programming fonts:

Look for linebreaks! Those are often the cause.