Sometimes I see sites with ASCII art hidden in comments in their source code. I’ve long admired the retro computer nerdiness of ASCII art. At times, I’ve wanted to add some to my site, but have been reluctant because of the extra bites it would add to page weight, the difficulty in making it look good, the lack of a subject I felt worth it, and the problems they can have with differing fonts and display widths. However, after adding an easter egg recently, I was more receptive to the idea when reminded about it by the source code of archive.org.
I spent some time this past weekend trying various different ASCII versions of my name. Some examples:Continue reading post "ASCII art source code signature for my site"