My background is in biochemistry, but I have since fallen in love with coding, and I've been accepted to some great options for graduate school in CS. I'm a classical pianist and I love video games ...
This is probably not the right place for this question, but I figure it is a board visited by thousands of programmers, and I am a programmer, and it is related, so I would try anyway. This is not a ...
I'm a programmer and use vim for all my software. I use the hjkl keys to avoid moving from the home row. Is it efficient/inefficient using the number pad on the keyboard? My thoughts are probably ...
I'm buying a new laptop that I'll be using mainly for programming. A couple of options that really intrigue me are the Asus Zenbook UX31A and the new Retina Macbook Pro. It's obvious that the ...
I am fortunate that my employer provides a triple monitor setup. However, I'm wondering if the greater degree of head turning and the closeness of the monitors is leading to some postural pain. Is ...
For instance, would Python be a more ergonomic programming language since it doesn't force you to make curly braces which requires the AltGr key. Also Python usually requires less code to achieve the ...
Moving the cursor to another position in code is one of the most frequent actions when coding. I don't write my programs from the beginning to the end, like a letter. However, moving the cursor ...
I'm sure many developers have faced this scenario: you're currently negotiating a new position at a company and you're going through the whole list (salary, perks, benefits, etc), but there's always ...
Perhaps I shouldn't be asking this but as a programmer I don't see a better place than where programmers meet. After more than a decade of programming almost everyday, my fingers hurt really bad after ...
I've recently been trying to improve the ergonomics of my workspace, and as a part of that I'm looking into how I can improve the hardware I use. Do you use a standard keyboard, a shaped one, or a ...
Lately I've been noticing my keyboard usage more and more and how it affects my productivity. It brought to mind a question/problem that I believe has not been truly solved in the programming ...
Physical effects of long term keyboard use- what does the science say and what factors affect it? [closed]
This question asks about the ergonomics of a particular keyboard for long programming hours, what I would like to know is about the ergonomics of using a keyboard in general. What are the most ...
I am programming with an apple keyboard (the one all aluminium with flat keys). it's quite some time I observed I occasionally mistype, and I feel pain in my hands. Is it the keyboard's fault, or am I ...
I have horrible handwriting, and it only seems to have gotten much worse since I rarely use anything other than a keyboard these days. Now it seems that I'm giving more whiteboarding sessions, and ...
So yes, the problem has been raised in parts multiple times already. Still I'm looking for a keyboard layout that has the following features: Easy on fingers (Dvorak-like layouts welcome) Easy for ...
Currently I'm a student, but I'm about to go look for a job next semester, and I'm a bit worried that the jobs I'll get will have me stuck with a table that is too high, screen that is too low, and a ...