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3 items tagged “asciiart”


Monodraw for macOS (via) Spectacular OS X application for drawing ASCII art diagrams—it’s basically OmniGraffle for ASCII art. The output is beautiful, and it even lets you do things like draw connecting arrows between boxes and then re-arrange the boxes such that the arrows keep up with your changes. # 18th November 2017, 6:58 pm


Mandelbrot set in PostgreSQL. Surprisingly short SQL statement that produces an ASCII art Mandelbrot set. # 13th August 2009, 2:23 pm

SQL pie chart. Generating ASCII art pie charts using the world’s scariest MySQL SELECT statement. # 13th August 2009, 1:04 pm