Journal JMXF Review of the Happy Hacker II keyboard

Review of the Happy Hacker II keyboard

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It's hard to imagine a better day-to-day keyboard to put in front of a serious work computer. The Happy Hacker keyboard skips some of the novel innovations of other alternative designs, and focuses instead on two simple things: keeping as many useful keys as possible as close to the hands as possible, and relocating Control and Escape to positions useful for Emacs and Vim users. But those two things alone make this a super-natural keyboard to use for extended periods.

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Dedicated buttons (Score: 1)

by on 2015-08-29 01:46 (#JSJ0)

Small keyboards look cute, but I still prefer having dedicated buttons for all the functions. Laptops need a "Function" button because they are small, but desktop keyboards shouldn't have any size limits if you aren't traveling with them.