typing without a need to look at the keyboard

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Can I learn touch typing while doing normal typing during coding? [closed]

I'm having a big problem as I don't know touch typing. I look at the keyboard (hunt and peck). However, I really want to learn touch typing. I have tried many times, but I don't have the patience and ...
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Should a developer have fast-typing skill? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How important is the ability to touch-type? We're going to hire new programmers and we just wondered should we include typing skill in our employment filters? Someone ...
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How to practice typing of programmer keys such as tilde, pipe and programmer quote? [closed]

It is nice that there are services such as TypeRacer where you can practice casual writing but I want to practice programmer keys, covers more numbers and keys not used by regular typist. There was ...
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What's the “normal” range for typing speed for developers? [closed]

Clearly, two finger typing is probably a sign the developer needs work to speed up his typing (or is lying about his experience as a developer), and 60+ WPM is more than sufficient. Has anyone studied ...
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What are the best tactics for practicing touch typing? [closed]

I've been practicing typing over the past little while, and I'm wondering if there's any tricks to getting further. I started out at ~40 wpm back when I was typing with 6 fingers. It took a little ...