Altered Carbon

I often take screenshots of my source-code, to place in a slide or tweet.

Sure, for blogs gist is a great option, especially when your readers plan to make some adjustments. But even that can be too much of an effort.

Today I learned about carbon, an awesome open source tool for creating and sharing beautiful code images!

source code image


The ones I found useful:

  • Drag-n-drop your code
  • Theme selection, the cool kids use Solarized (Dark)
  • Language-based syntax highlighting
  • Cool fonts
  • Line numbers
  • Background color/image and blur

Read more and contribute here.

carbon is magical gif

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