the darnedest thing is written and designed by Steven Hum with the following..

production environment


the darnedest thing

comments processing

  • Ruby Mail library
  • Gmail spam filtering

web server

hosting services

Other tools used to construct this site can be found here. The current dotfiles containing the configuration files and scripts described in the various articles can be found here.

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monday, 14 march 2016

it’s a slow and methodical process. Step by step, extending an already feature rich window manager, molding it to one’s will. Fixing corner cases that invariably pop up over extended usage. Then adding visual flair with ricing scripts to enhance the user experience and keep it fresh.

Distraction free plugins for vim complete my particular setup which is now complemented by an artful desktop. Time to return to the other threads on this site which were always the original intent of this hardware (keyboard and layouts) and software detour to create a publishing environment..

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split steno

thursday, 19 october 2017

an alternate right hand centric, thumb oriented TxBolt (default layer) implementation for the soft/hruf Splitography..


Steno legend

base layer

TxBolt Plover

cursor and mouse actions

TxBolt navigation

numbers and symbols

TxBolt numbers and symbols

function keys

TxBolt function keys

work flow short cuts

TxBolt short cuts

qwerty layer

QWTY key to toggle QWERTY layer on..


Plover key to exit QWERTY layer..

TxBolt QWERTY shift

qwerty numbers and symbols

TxBolt QWERTY numbers and symbols

Alternate horizontal layout..

TxBolt QWERTY numbers and symbols - horizontal

beakl layer

an alternate non-QWERTY optimized layout – with added shift layer bracket symbols..


Note: number and symbol layers remain the same as QWERTY above.

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