Programmer Dvorak

Programmer Dvorak

Programmer Dvorak keyboard

Programmer Dvorak
What is Programmer Dvorak?
'Programmer Dvorak' is a Chrome extension that ensures an enhanced programming experience by offering a unique keyboard layout in Chrome OS. Users enable it via the settings and subsequently choosing the 'Programmer Dvorak' option. Known issues and solutions for updates are provided in the summary.
Users: 734 ▼ -14
Rating: 4.14 (21)
Version: 1.0 (Last updated: 2014-08-04)
Creation date: 2014-08-03
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • input
Size: 7.95K
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This extension provides a Programmer Dvorak keyboard layout in Chrome OS. How to enable: after installing the extension, head over to chrome://settings/languages then add English(US), and check the "Programmer Dvorak" option. If the option does not show up, sign out once and retry the procedure. Switch keyboard layouts with Alt+Shift until you hit the "Programmer Dvorak" keyboard (symbol: SV*).

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Known issue: if this stopped working after updating to M36 please see for a workaround (Chrome OS 37+ should not be affected)

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Useful extension
  • Main functions are ok
  • Hot Extension From Google
  • Not working for some users
  • Onscreen keyboard is a qwerty layout
  • Alt-gr is the same as alt
Most mentioned
  • Not working
  • Problems with recognizing different input methods
  • Issue with onscreen keyboard layout
Recent reviews
not working
by Lei Zhang Lei Zhang, 2020-12-29

not working
by Saad Alluhaidan Saad Alluhaidan, 2020-07-17

It is a useful extension for me. Thanks.
by Hassan Majeed Hassan Majeed, 2020-07-11
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Risk impact

Programmer Dvorak is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Programmer Dvorak has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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