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Keyboard for Programming

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Mechanical keyboards are perfectly suited for programming. Many brands deliver their keyboards with convenient software for customization, so that you can be freely remap arbitrary keys or assign custom macros to them. This comes particularly handy for programming, where special characters like braces, dollar sign or backslash are often needed and various keyboard shortcuts are regularly used. Popular examples for such software are ICUE from Corsair, Synapse from Razer and OP from Fnatic Gear.

Moreover, the known advantages of mechanical keyboards over common membrane keyboards are very appreciated by programmers. Stability and durability of mechanical keyboards help reducing errors and save valuable time during programming.

Razer Pro Type Wireless Keyboard
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Razer Pro Type

The products from Razer are usually strongly optimized for gaming. The Razer Pro Type though is a rare exception of this rule, it is a mechanical keyboard that was created for the use in office. As a consequence, it has a minimalistic but elegant design and is equipped…
Das Keyboard 4Q
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Das Keyboard 4Q

A few months after releasing 5Q and X50Q, Metadot also launched a remake of Das Keyboard 4, bringing the smart features of the Q series to its classic. This was the creation of Das Keyboard 4Q. Therefore, the keyboard is actually a bit newer than Das Keyboard 5Q.…
Das Keyboard 5Q
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Das Keyboard 5Q

Das Keyboard 5Q was initially funded by a kickstarter campaign in the summer of 2016. Overall, about $ 580,000 were pledged by 3475 backers. The main idea of the keyboard is to not only use it as input device but also as an output device. Stay up to…
Das Keyboard 4C TKL
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Das Keyboard 4C TKL

Das Keyboard 4C is the compact model of its big brother Das Keyboard 4. It is a tenkeyless mechanical keyboard, meaning that it has no numpad. It was first introduced in January 2015 and it received a major update in 2020, bringing PBT keycaps, Cherry MX switches and an…
K60 RGB PRO
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Corsair K60 RGB Pro

The Corsair K60 RGB Pro was introduced in October 2020. The naming seems a bit odd, since there has been a Corsair Vengeance K60 (Performance FPS) back in 2012 and the two keyboards don’t have much in common. Corsair’s first keyboard with Cherry Viola Switches The Corsair K60…
Fnatic Streak
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Fnatic Streak / Ministreak

The Fnatic Streak is a gaming keyboard introduced in spring 2018. Fnatic is one of the leading esports organizations and known for many successful players and teams in various games, for example in League of Legends, Counter Strike, FIFA or Fortnite. Under the brand name Fnatic Gear, the…
Weihnachten Tastatur Kaufberatung
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Christmas 2016/2017 – Mechanical Keyboard Buyer’s Guide

Update 2021: There is a more recent buying guide available: check out our article about the best mechanical keyboards for 2021, showing suggestions for buying a gaming keyboard, tenkeyless keyboard or wireless keyboard. Christmas is coming soon, so it’s time to think about presents for your loved ones.…
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Keyboard List for Feature Comparison

The new mechanical keyboard list is available now! The list consists of all mechanical keyboards introduced on this website. The most important facts and features of each keyboard can be found at a glance. The keyboard list helps you to find the perfect keyboard for your needs. For example as…