When comparing Sudo vs Fira Mono, the Slant community recommends Fira Mono for most people. In the question“What are the best programming fonts?” Fira Mono is ranked 37th while Sudo is ranked 83rd. The most important reason people chose Fira Mono is:
Almost looks like Source Code pro and works great with Intelli J where Source Code Pro renders all junk on one of the primary IDE. Very good for people who read code through out the day.
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Pro Four styles available
Sudo has Regular, Italic, Bold, and Bold Italic styles available.
Pro Works well on Windows
Sudo is hand-hinted for good rendering on Windows.
Pro Good legibility
Different character categories are differentiated by height and alignment. Numbers are a line width smaller than capital letters, so there is no need for a dotted or slashed zero.
Pro Looks great and is easy on eyes
Almost looks like Source Code pro and works great with Intelli J where Source Code Pro renders all junk on one of the primary IDE.
Very good for people who read code through out the day.
Pro Extremely readable
You can look at the code for hours and hours. The height between lines and the spacing is perfect.
Pro Offers better performance in some Emacs builds
This font is used by some Emacs users on Mac OS X in order to get better performance.
Con Zero is not slashed or dotted
This makes for difficulty in distinguishing similar looking characters, such as the capital "O".
Con Large line height
Compared to other options, Fira has a high line height, which reduces the number of lines you can see on screen at one time.