Customisable coding font with alternates, ligatures and contextual positioning. Crazy crisp at 12px/9pt. http://larsenwork.com/monoid/
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Guide

Live Preview + Download

larsenwork.com/monoid

 

Install

Quit your editor/program. Unzip and open the folder.

Mac + Linux (with font-viewer)
Select the .ttf files and double click → Follow the on-screen guide

Windows
Right click the .ttf files → Install

Linux (manually)
Copy the .ttf files to your fonts-directory (e.g., ~/.fonts) → Run sudo fc-cache

Detailed Instructions
How to Install, Remove, and Manage Fonts on Windows, Mac, and Linux
Ubuntu Wiki

Stylistic Alternates

The font contains more alternates than available on the webpage - see Monoid-*.fea for details. You can access these using font-feature-settings in your code editor stylesheet.

Tips

Atom Stylesheet
Change Monoid metrics if you use it together with e.g. Chinese

Edit

Please fork and edit away. Use the also libre FontForge and read Design With FontForge to get started.

 

Ligature Support

Monoid uses calt and Monoisome uses calt + liga which aren't supported by all programs.

Editors + Terminals

Working Partly Working Not Working
Atom, Brackets, Coda, Eclipse, gEdit, IntelliJ-based², Smultron, Terminal, UltraEdit, Xcode Visual Studio¹, MacVim³ gVim, libvte-based, Notepad++, Sublime, TextXterm, Urxvt

¹ Ligatures with hyphens doesn't work
² PHPStorm, WebStorm etc.
³ MacVim snapshot-78, also see the PR here

Browsers

Working Partly Working Not Working
Chrome, Firefox, IE 10+ Safari¹ IE <10

¹ Enabled by default - can't be turned off.

Other Apps

Working
Adobe CS/CC, Affinity Designer, LibreOffice Writer, Text Edit

 

Links

I wrote some Medium articles explaining various aspects.
A video of me talking about Monoid at Cph Frontenders meetup.
FastCompany article: Do You Code? You should Try This Font
Lifehacker article: Monoid Is an Open Source Font That's Perfect for Coders

Open source coding fonts
Fira Code - Fira Mono Regular with ligatures
Hasklig - Source Code Pro Regular with ligatures

 

Font Log

Follow the GitHub guide for contributing for issues, pull requests etc.
Remember to update the Font Log when you make contributions.

Made by


Chase

Andreas

Helped, contributed etc.
Mike Bronner: Finished the lookup table for Monoisome
plgruener: Active in the issues
K900: Feedback on Cyrillics
Dave Gandy: Creator of Font-Awesome

Version Date Change Author
Wish List Download stats, generate versions live on site, ...
RoadMap Squeezed capitals with diacritics, Retina book (current regular) + regular.
0.61 2015.08.11 Added !!, ::, <==> and fixed some bugs. Andreas
0.60+0.10 2015.07.31 Removed icons from Monoid. Initial release of Monoisome. Andreas + Mike
0.56 2015.07.29 Added more ligatures e.g. __ ___ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ and fixed some ligature bugs. Andreas
0.55 2015.07.28 Updated characters (J, asterisks, quotation marks, 3, 6, 9, =), fixed long arrow length, alternate, more ligatures and stuff. Andreas
0.53 2015.07.27 Class based contextual positioning - regular, retina + italic. Oblique is now italic. Andreas
0.52 2015.07.24 Class based contextual positioning - regular only Andreas
0.51 2015.07.22 Fixed font naming issues and improved build times. Chase
0.50 2015.07.21 Completed Bold, Oblique and Retina with all glyphs and ligatures. Andreas
0.41 2015.07.21 Super fast parallel builds, improved push checks, zipped font packages, automatic GitHub Pages font update Chase
0.40 2015.07.14 Bold, Oblique and retina version (basic letters) Andreas
0.35 2015.06.30 Regular + retina version greatly improved. Oblique 80% done and bold(black) has basic Latin. Andreas
0.34 2015.06.17 Updated metrics (note that default font-size is now 15px) Andreas
0.33 2015.06.16 Perfecting/many of the curved characters. Andreas
0.32 2015.06.15 New comma and many small adjustments to make it cleaner+sharper. Andreas
0.31 2015.06.03 Alt s, smoother curves + bigger apertures Andreas
0.30 2015.04.21 Powerline symbols + major website update Andreas
0.29 2015.04.21 CircleCI automation + build scripts Chase
0.28 2015.04.12 Misc. symbols Andreas
0.27 2015.04.11 Greek Andreas
0.24 2015.04.06 Cyrillic Andreas + k900
0.20 2015.04.04 Latin extended Andreas
0.10 2015.04.03 Latin basic Andreas

 

Licenses

Monoid is dual licensed with MIT and OFL licenses. Pick one:)
Monoisome is OFL license.

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2015, Andreas Larsen and contributors.

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE

Copyright (c) 2015, Dave Gandy, Andreas Larsen and contributors.
This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1.
This license is copied below, and is also available with a FAQ at: http://scripts.sil.org/OFL

SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE
Version 1.1 - 26 February 2007

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