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Last post Author Topic: Source code colors: Contrast / Readability / Ergonomics  (Read 22346 times)

cranioscopical

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Re: Source code colors: Contrast / Readability / Ergonomics
« Reply #25 on: February 10, 2008, 02:46:13 PM »
another turbo pascal/c fan here; borland's turbo language tools were amazing when they came out for the pc - they must have raised a generation of programmers.

When I first bought Turbo Pascal it was about $69.
At the same time Microsoft Pascal was about $400.

The value was so good that I remember being wary lest TPas was some kind of scam.


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Re: Source code colors: Contrast / Readability / Ergonomics
« Reply #26 on: February 10, 2008, 04:23:16 PM »
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Slightly updated recently, little brighter in a few places . . . still generally prefer light on dark.

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Re: Source code colors: Contrast / Readability / Ergonomics
« Reply #27 on: February 10, 2008, 10:09:40 PM »
Haven't had time to try these out, but here are some VS schemes:

http://www.winterdom...BColor%2BScheme.aspx

http://jheidt.com/ar...io-color-scheme.aspx

http://www.stefandid...-schemes-and-themes/

I'll need to give these a spin real soon.

(Thanks for providing the motivation in this thread!)
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Re: Source code colors: Contrast / Readability / Ergonomics
« Reply #28 on: February 12, 2008, 04:50:28 AM »
http://hubel.sfasu.e...research/AHNCUR.html
"Readability Of Websites With Various Foreground/Background Color Combinations, Font Types And Word Styles"

The above link is from a readability study done in 1997 at Stephen F. Austin State University.