I was recently on a conference and spotted this nice code font:
which makes use of “ligatures” that takes common programming characters and make them more readable.
Such as >= ++ != and presents them in a more condensed and more readable way.
To use in Visual Studio 2017, download from:
Unzip ttf folder select all fonts, right click menu and install.
Open/Restart VS2017 -> Options -> Environment -> Fonts and colors -> Select “Fira Code” as font.
Fira Code on github:
Scott Hanselman on Monospaced Programming Fonts with Ligatures: