tinykeys – A tiny and modern library for keybindings

Small and lightweight, I like: import tinykeys from "tinykeys" tinykeys(window, { "Shift+D": () => { alert("The 'Shift' and 'd' keys were pressed at the same time") }, "y e e t": () => { alert("The keys 'y', 'e', 'e', and 't' were pressed in order") }, "$mod+KeyD": () => { alert("Either 'Control+d' or 'Meta+d' were […]

Prevent Apple’s “double key press” on the butterfly keyboard with Unshaky

If you’re having this “double key press” issue, Unshaky is a software solution that will help you get by. Unshaky tries to address an issue on the butterfly keyboard (Macbook, Macbook Air 2018 & MacBook Pro 2016 and later): Double Key Press. Unshaky might save your keyboard by dismissing such “second key hits” (any key […]

NYSKeyboardHelper – A helper for all your iOS keyboard needs

Matthias Nys, a former student of mine, has released his first pod NYSKeyboardHelper, a helper which resizes a scrollview so that it doesn’t go under the keyboard. Add a constraint to your project’s Storyboard and set NYSKeyboardHelper as the custom class, or add it programmatically: let keyboardConstraint = NYSKeyboardHelper(item: self.view, attribute: .bottom, relatedBy: .equal, toItem: […]

Keystroke Recognition Using WiFi Signals

We’re all doomed: In this paper, we propose a WiFi signal based keystroke recognition system called WiKey. WiKey consists of two Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) WiFi devices, a sender (such as a router) and a receiver (such as a laptop). The sender continuously emits signals and the receiver continuously receives signals. When a human subject types […]

jwerty: Awesome handling of keyboard events

jwerty is a JS lib which allows you to bind, fire and assert key combination strings against elements and events. It normalises the poor std api into something easy to use and clear. jwerty is a small library, weighing in at around 1.5kb bytes minified and gzipped (~3kb minified). jwerty has no dependencies, but is […]