like in the good ol’ days
Who doesn’t remember trading floppy disk (yes floppy disks) with the latest cracked games and they always included a .nfo file, where the Warez / Demo groups got their “cred”, like digital graffiti artists. In these files you where generally presented with some very sophisticated (and some less sophisticated) ASCII art
brings a tear to my eye
Well as developers of fairly large systems we usually end up writing loads of tools to Migrate/update data, do maintenance tasks you name it. Well here is your chance to add some panache to your tools with some awesome ASCII art.
oh but I can’t even draw a picture how will I be able create ASCII art you say. Fear not below are some great web sites that help you along the way.
Text & Shapes
- https://patorjk.com/software/taag/ –My favourite site
- https://asciiflow.com/ –great for tables and lines
- https://www.glassgiant.com/ascii/ –ASCII art from images
- https://www.ascii-art-generator.org/ –ASCII art from images