Typography Tuesday: 5 Awesome Web Based ASCII Generators

Nov 22, 2011   //   by Devlin   //   Blog  //  No Comments
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Ah, it’s Tues­day and that means it is typog­ra­phy time! This I’d like to share five awesome web based ASCII art generators. ASCII Art is one of the finest of the geek arts, plus it’s a fun little trick to add to your HTML code, a sort of Easter Egg like on a DVD. I have found a lot of software you can download to create ASCII art, but maybe I’m just paranoid about downloading unknown software to my system. With that disclosure, I prefer these web based generators. Some do text, some do images and some do both.

A major tip for generating images make sure that your images have lots of contrast, that will aid these tools quite a bit.

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