Everything You Want to Know About Keyboard ⌨

A complete guide on computer keyboard. Buying guide, design analysis, keyboard history, keyboard layouts efficiency research, emacs vim keybinding research, keymapping how-to, and articles on typing habit, statistics, advice on avoiding Repetitive Strain Injury.

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Keyboard Buying Guide

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batman keyboards

keyboard reviews, buying tips.

See: Keyboard Reviews ⌨

Mouse Buying Guide

mouses guide

Guide on mouse, trackball, and 3D input devices, for best efficiency and hand health.

See: Mouse Buying Guide

Keyboard Design & History

Typewriter Hermes
typewriter — the mother & bane of keyboards

History of emacs/vim keys, history of QWERTY layout, what's mechanical switch, what's key ghosting, ….

See: Design of Computer Keyboards ⌨

Layouts Compared, Keybinding Design

mac unicode char

Key letter layouts (QWERTY, Dvorak, Colemak, …), emacs/vi keybinding layout analysis, letter frequency statistics, command frequency statistics, ….

See: Computer Keyboard Layouts & Keybinding, Design & Analysis ⌨

How to Remap Keys, Create Key Shortcuts

keyboard layout remap rebind macro
keyboard software.

Practical tips on how to {remap keys, create shortcut keys} for {Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac}.

See: Keyboard Layout, Shortcuts Tutorial ⌨

Typing Habits, Repetitive Strain Injury

proper elbow position during typing

Typing hand injury horror stories, typing habit study, preventation tips.

See: Typing Habits, Repetitive Strain Injury ⌨

Key Notations, Syntax, Terminology


Key Scancode, USD, Tech References

USB Keyboard Scancode Reference, Physical Key Layouts

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