2021-03-05

Before giving a spare Iris to a friend who’s never used a split keyboard, I wanted to reset the layout from my personalized one to something less formidable. The default layout is still more elaborate than necessary, so I designed new one to reflect what I’d recommend for general use by a non-hobbyist:

practical keyboard layout for the Keebio Iris

To the end of keeping things familiar and simple:

It also incorporates a few carefully chosen deviations and niceties:

The most noticeable shortcomings are:

It’s implemented as a keymap.json for qmk.