The 10 Best Keyboards For Programming

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This wiki has been updated 9 times since it was first published in December of 2018. Programmers spend more time on their computers than just about anybody else. This means they require a keyboard that is comfortable and responsive, so they can get their work done in the quickest and most efficient manner possible. To meet those needs, all of the models on our list have one or more of the following features: mechanical switches, programmable layouts, wrist rests, and macro keys. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best keyboard for programming on Amazon.

10. Havit HV-KB395L

9. Corsair K63

8. Vortexgear KBC Poker 3

7. CM MasterKeys Pro

6. Filco Ninja Majestouch 2

5. Razer Huntsman Elite

4. Logitech G513

3. Kinesis Advantage2 QD

2. Rosewill RK-9000V2 BR

1. Das Keyboard 4 Professional

Editor's Notes

January 03, 2019:

Programmers spend an inordinate amount of time on their computers hacking away at their keyboard. Because of this, they need something that has an ergonomic design to minimize the chances of developing carpal tunnel syndrome or hand cramps. They also need a model that makes their work more efficient and cuts down on the number of mistakes. With these two priorities in mind, we selected the best options out there.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on January 03, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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