An emotional flood of pragmatism and market demand is forcing me to struggle to keep my head above water on this one which answers a simpler question:
- How to get Emacs and an Emacs suitable keyboard into the hands of every computer user everywhere?
- High quality, low cost, flexible, and familiar.
Continue reading “Emacs Keyboard Design 19: Emacs on Every Desk”
This layout feels a little more true to it’s goals.
Continue reading “Emacs Keyboard Design 17”
Keyboard design is a delicate balance between the subtlety of poetry and the simplicity of a sledgehammer.
Here is how I scoped down millions of permutations into something more manageable that may result in an actual keyboard within the next year.
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Ortho-Linear keyboards are great. Before laying down the cash it would be nice to see how it feels. All of the different layouts look interesting too. It would be nice to easily try them out with a new layer or something. It seems like there might be a nice option.
Continue reading “Prototype Your Keyboard Layout First: X-keys XKE-128”
Delightful things about the matias tactilepro4
- Alps switches
- Mac modifier key caps
- Mac Fn: screen brightness, volume, and apparently more
- Caps have option and shift-option keys listed
- Laser etched caps
- Sculpted caps
- USB hub
- No ghosting
Keyboard Layout Editor is powerful. It lets you easily explore layouts. As you type on them in your mind’s eye, you really “try out” the keyboad. Just put your hands on your current keyboard and do your best. At every try you learn something new about what you want. It is like programming with Elisp!
The following are my first 7 revisions of my experimental keyboard layout.
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