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Discussion on: What is your preferred keyboard for programming?

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Amateurs! Get a QMK programmable keyboard. Once you go QMK, you can't go back. What is QMK? It's an open source keyboard firmware. You can customize your layout online, download the firmware, then flash it. Most keyboards have some sort of software you use that let you make a couple macro keys and a couple of profiles. Well, you aren't limited by what the software gives you anymore with QMK. You can make almost as many layers as you want where each layer has their own keyboard layout. My keyboard? I have 8 layers. Layers for fps games, rts games, a function layer, a symbol layer, list goes on. Also get yourself a kaihua hotswap switch keyboard so you can swap your switches any time you want.

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Gene Author

Haha this one’s exciting.