What are the best keyboards for a programmer?

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    #1CM Storm QuickFire Rapid

    CM Storm QuickFire Rapid

    This keyboard will allow you to perform most basic stuff on your computer in a comfortable way: its compact design will allow your shoulders to be comfortable. It also has some extra keys in case you need any key to be replaced. 

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    Henry Roberts
    Written on March 12, 2018
    "This is a great mechanical keybard for gamers. Though perhaps considered entry level, this would be good for most people. This uses the Cherry MX switches which provide that low resistance that gamers love."
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    #2Kinesis Advantage 2

    Kinesis Advantage 2
    The Advantage2 features Kinesis' patented Contoured keyboard design and low-force mechanical key switches to address the major risk factors associated with keyboarding for maximum comfort. The fully programmable Advantage2 features Kinesis’ all-new SmartSet Programming Engine that allows you to customize the keyboard’s layout without installing any clunky software or special drivers. Record macros, remap keys, and much, much more. SmartSet works on all major operating systems and enables users to easily create, view, edit, share, and backup their custom layouts.
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    Ralph Walker
    Written on March 4, 2018
    "looks like it fits topic perfectly"
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    #3Das Keyboard 4 Professional

    Das Keyboard 4 Professional

    The Das Keyboard 4 Professional gives to you a new experience of typing. It is a very sturdy mechanical keyboard that allows you to write and, also, to play with it.



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    Lawrence Vargas
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "Wow, apparently I haven't been spending nearly enough money on my keyboards! Maybe I just don't know what I've been missing. Such is the modern age of buying almost anything these days ... so many choices to wade through and try to decide what really matters."
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    #4Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional 2

    Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional 2

    The Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional 2 is a keyboard that stands out for its minimal compact layout, which has been specially designed for programmers, particularly emacs and vims users.

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    Mary Brooks
    Written on March 2, 2018
    "The Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional 2 is the only keyboard I recommend for other programmers. It's just a really great resource that makes my work so much more efficient. "
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    #5Filco Majestouch 2

    Filco Majestouch 2
    The Majestouch 2 is a mechanical keyboard that is compatible with Cherry MX switches. It offers full N-key Rollover function which allows multiple key presses. It's specially recommended for superfast gamers who need an effective and long-lasting keyboard.
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    Echo Du
    Written on March 4, 2018
    "This is a great quality keyboard at a good price. It has anything that your going to need. Worth the price. "
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    #6Realforce SE18T0

    Realforce SE18T0
    The Realforce 87U employs Topre's unique capacitive tactile key switches and ergonomically distributed key switch weighting to provide the most comfortable typing experience available in a standard flat keyboard. Convenient LEDs are embedded in the Caps Lock and Num Lock keys and the Caps Lock and CTRL keys are swappable and configurable using the on-board dip-switches.
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    Richard Wheeler
    Written on February 28, 2018
    "The realforce 87u tenkeyless is a great keyboard to use. It's comfortable to type on and the layout is superb."
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    #7ROSEWILL Clicky Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

    ROSEWILL Clicky Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

    The Rosewill mechanical keyboard features the genuine Cherry MX brown switches with LED backlit illumination. You can also increase or lower the volume with just a few touches. 

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    Rebecca Dixon
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "As a programmer, my keyboard is very important for what I do. I looked around at many different keyboards before deciding on this one, and I am glad I did. The quality is great. The only problem is that my letter seem to be fading pretty quickly, as I do use the keyboard very often."

Summary

Best What are the best keyboards for a programmer
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1CM Storm QuickFire RapidElectronics 14 Paid
2Kinesis Advantage 2Electronics 10 Paid
3Das Keyboard 4 ProfessionalElectronics 7 Paid
4Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional 2Electronics 6 Paid
5Filco Majestouch 2Electronics 4 Paid
6Realforce SE18T0Electronics 3 Paid
7ROSEWILL Clicky Mechanical Gaming KeyboardElectronics 1 Paid
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