Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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· bobwilliams

Solarized

If you're like me, you probably find yourself tweaking your themes more often than not. I recently came across Solarized and have to say I'm digging it! It looks great in my terminal!

Check it out...maybe you'll be as happy with it as I have been.

Solarized - Precision colors for machines and people

Solarized is a sixteen color palette (eight monotones, eight accent colors) designed for use with terminal and gui applications.

http://ethanschoonover.com/solarized
https://github.com/altercation/ethanschoonover.com/tree/master/projects/solarized

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Solarized light looks too pale to me, I feel that I need more contrast. Seen any other good light themes?

over 1 year ago ·

@dpashkevich Not many. I tend to go for the darker themes myself. If I come across any I'll reply back here.

over 1 year ago ·

@dpashkevich Not many. I tend to go for the darker themes myself. If I come across any I'll reply back here.

over 1 year ago ·

@dpashkevich I've had a few ppl recommend http://textmatetheme.com/fluidvision and http://joebergantine.com/werkstatt/birds-of-paradise-for-textmate for a lighter theme. Let me know if either work for you! :)

over 1 year ago ·

@bobwilliams thanks for the links!

I'll try Fluidvision, altough it doesn't look very good with JavaScript code... Birds of Paradise is a dark theme, did you link it by mistake?

So far I'm using the coda theme.

over 1 year ago ·

@dpashkevich yea, Birds of Paradise is probably more dark than light. Wasn't sure if you'd like something kinda in between.

I did run across Clouds this morning.

If you haven't seen this one yet, let me know what you think.

over 1 year ago ·

I have seen Clouds and tried to use it and I especially like the way it highlights CSS but the light gray comments are practically undreadable, especially on a mediocre monitor. Coda still wins in contrast but perhaps has colors (sometimes I feel like there needs to be more, like in CSS syntax).
Thanks for getting back anyway!

over 1 year ago ·