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by sypl
20 Apr 2015, 07:00
Forum: News
Topic: Apple's new butterfly keyboard
Replies: 228
Views: 17556

I tried one of these at an Apple store and like Muirium came away impressed. Wrote a little write-up at GH, repeated here: --- I tried it today as well, and it isn't bad. They keys feel really weird at first because the travel is so, so low. And because the keys are almost at a level with the plate/...
by sypl
14 Mar 2015, 18:56
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Decentkeyboards keycaps
Replies: 50
Views: 1976

The descriptions are so Japanese! "I made this keycap set in praise of the invincible dreamers. We are such stuff as dreams are made on."

Do these come with the stems or is it just the top layer of a two-part cap?
by sypl
13 Mar 2015, 05:22
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Anyone using the Workman or Norman layouts?
Replies: 17
Views: 2421

Interesting. hjkl is what has prevented me from trying other layouts. Funny thing is that I've for a long time had arrow keys on a layer under hjkl, but I just never tried using them for navigation much in vim because, well, we already have hjkl. Okay! I'm going to train myself to use the layer exc...
by sypl
11 Mar 2015, 08:28
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Anyone using the Workman or Norman layouts?
Replies: 17
Views: 2421

I'm also a Vim user, which means switching layouts will do "interesting" things to the hjkl navigation keys I'm used to, but I'm prepared to give it a shot nonetheless. I solved the problem by adding the arrow keys on second layer in the hjkl qwerty position : https://www.massdrop.com/ext/ergodox/?...
by sypl
10 Mar 2015, 21:26
Forum: News
Topic: Apple's new butterfly keyboard
Replies: 228
Views: 17556

I do like the big escape key. Too important a key for it to be relegated to it's usual (for mac) tiny, half-size afterthought. Also eliminates that weird function key spacing on current macs. Are metal dome switches loud? Like the tactile switches you'd shove in to a breadboard? I can't imagine Appl...

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