Good font good dev

Default Fonts included in text editors aren’t bad.
But some have been really conceived with dev in mind.

Fira code image

3 fonts to soothe your developper eyes

Here are the three monospaced font I have been recommanded.

Fira Code (release page)

Jet Brain Mono (release page)

IBM Plex (release page)

I use Fira code for now and can attest of it’s quality!

How to change font in VScode

Exemple with Fira Code.
Once installed in system, edit the settings.json. Just open the command palette and look for open settings (JSON).

Add following lines to your config (possible to disable ligatures)

"editor.fontFamily": "Fira Code",
"editor.fontLigatures": true,

A full tutorial is available here with links to other editor’s procedure.