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Mikoto controller

Mikoto is an open-source Bluetooth LE nRF52840 microcontroller in a Pro Micro footprint. Designed by zhiayang.

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Keyboard vendor database

I've published a keyboard/part shop database listing 250 stores from all around the world. Discount codes coming in.

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Parametric keycap design

Showcasing the Riskeyboard 70's features, riskable introduces the GEM profile created with his Keycap Playground tool.

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IBM keyboard part number finder

Need help finding an IBM keyboard part number? Look no further! This tool by SharktasticA takes care of that.

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Jazzkeys - free typing

Jazzkeys is a nice app playing piano sounds while you are typing – created by the Stockholm-based studio Plan8.

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2nd gen Kailh hot-swap sockets

The new(?), 2nd generation hot-swap socket from Kailh comes in funky colors and is rated for 6000 swap cycles.

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Warm Up - VS Code extension

A VS Code extension by Jeusto to practice and improve your typing speed right inside your code editor.

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Benign Key Logger

A secure keylogger by skibau to help understand your keyboard usage.

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Planck/Preonic SVG generator

Create you own Planck/Preonic keymap with this tool by BXO511.

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Stabilizer tester

Stabilizer tester posted by RatratanX.

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Coding Speed Test

Coding Speed Test by dominicwhyte42.

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Keyboard nirvana & split comparison

A blog post by jhelvy, author of the split comparison tool, on his journey down the path of building keyboards.

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Hotswap PCB generator

The 3D-printable hotswap PCB generator by 50an6xy06r6n is now open-source.

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USB-C port to PCB guide

A simple tool by MartasSan to help you solder cheep USB-C ports to a PCB.

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EZ MX switch opener

EZ MX switch opener. No more sore fingers? Posted by fnu_lnu_.

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Shiba cafe

A cute typing game for anyone who needs another excuse to use a custom keyboard. Posted by hey_its_me_ur.

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Input lag testing

Ideas and tools by Battle(non)sense to test input lag. Posted by _ChickenRun.

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Towards better typing apps

Nonsense, a typing app by lifow generates random texts according to real word frequencies.

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Switch stem holder

3D printed open source switch stem holder by ABlueSpork (gallery, STLs).

Open source force curve meter

Open source force curve meter for MX-style switches by GreenPylons (repo, curves).


Rune controller

The Rune is a modular controller by Ziptyze (pics).

Hotswap socket how-to

A documentation for the 3D printed hot-swap sockets by stingray127 (thing, source).

Find vendors based on your region

SyndromSnake released keebmap.xyz, a website to help people find vendors in their region (source, keebtalk).

Remap - customize your keyboard from a browser

The Remap is a VIA client clone to customize key mapping, LEDs and other features from a browser without installing any apps and building and flashing a firmware (git, source). Posted by yoichiro6642.

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