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Improved autocomplete

Mar 11, 2023 autocomplete

The KeyboardKit autocomplete experience will be drastically improved in the next minor version. Let’s take a look at what it does and how you can try it out and provide feedback before it goes live.

KeyboardKit 7.1 is out

Mar 9, 2023 releasesautocompletelocaleslayout

KeyboardKit 7.1 is out! This minor release fixes a few bugs that were introduced in the 7.0 release, adds a brand new autocomplete experience, improves the locale picker context menu and makes it easier than ever to setup KeyboardKit.

Improved locale context menu

Mar 8, 2023 locales

KeyboardKit 7.1 will patch a few things that were overlooked in the 7.0 release. One such thing is improving the locale context menu that is presented when long pressing a locale switcher button.

KeyboardKit 7.0 is out

Feb 27, 2023 releases

KeyboardKit 7.0 is out! This major release cleans up and streamlines the library and adds a bunch of new features and improvements that will help taking KeyboardKit to the next level.

How to open your System Settings app screen

Feb 20, 2023 settings

KeyboardKit has utilities to easily let you open your app’s System Settings screen. However, you may have noticed that it behaves a little random, and sometimes open the System Settings root instead of your app. Let’s take a look at how to improve this.

KeyboardKit 7 RC

Feb 16, 2023 releasesmulti-platform

The KeyboardKit 7.0 Release Candidate is finally out and ready to be tested! There many changes and a fair share of breaking changes, so make sure to test it and reach out with feedback, bugs etc.

What to expect in KeyboardKit 7

Jan 10, 2023

With KeyboardKit 6.9 out, work will now begin on the next major version. Keyboard 7 is a couple of weeks away, but here are some things to expect from it.

KeyboardKit 6.9 is out

Jan 10, 2023 releasesmulti-platform

KeyboardKit 6.9 is out, with many new features, as well as changes and deprecations that will help you prepare for and transition to KeyboardKit 7.0, which will be a big step forward for the library.

KeyboardKit 6.8 is out

Jan 4, 2023 releaseslocalization

KeyboardKit 6.8 is out, with many new locales and a new pro keyboard layout provider setup. This release adds 5 new locales, which brings the number of supported locales to 60!

KeyboardKit 6.6 is out

Nov 26, 2022 releasesemojigestures

KeyboardKit 6.6 is out, with a brand new gesture engine, new emoji capabilities and a bunch of adjustments and bug fixes to make the typing experience better than ever before.

Keyboard Typing Explained

Nov 24, 2022 gestures

KeyboardKit is getting a new gesture engine that will make the typing experience a lot closer to the one in native iOS keyboards. But have you ever considered what is involved in typing on a software keyboard? It’s actually a complex combination of gestures and features. Let’s take a closer look at it.

KeyboardKit 6.5 is out

Nov 2, 2022 releaseslicenses

KeyboardKit 6.5 is out, with a bunch of changes to the Pro license model. The release also improves the library documentation by introducing namespaces.

KeyboardKit 6.4 is out

Oct 4, 2022 releasesinput-setsmulti-platform

KeyboardKit 6.4 is out, and it’s a pretty big one! It provides a new locales, makes a bunch of stuff available on more platforms and converts a bunch of extensions to protocols, so that they show up in the documentation and more types can use them.

Multi-platform improvements

Sep 2, 2022 multi-platform

KeyboardKit 6.4 will unlock a bunch of types, extensions, mocks and tests for all platforms, which will give you more tools if you develop for macOS or watchOS.

KeyboardKit 6.3 is out

Sep 1, 2022 releasesautocomplete

KeyboardKit 6.3 is out, with new locales, a bunch of locale-specific input sets, new input sets for QWERTY, QWERTZ and AZERTY, standard numeric and symbolic input sets, new locale and layout utilities and more standard KeyboardKit Pro autocomplete provider improvements.

Xcode 14 beta issues

Aug 21, 2022 xcodespm

For those of you who are using KeyboardKit Pro, fetching the latest version with the lastest Xcode 14 betas may cause problems.

KeyboardKit 6.0 is out

Feb 23, 2022 releasesmulti-platform

KeyboardKit 6.0 is out, with features such as multi-platform support and new features, adjustments and bug ixes! 🚀 This post describes what it contains and how to best migrate from 5.x.

KeyboardKit 6.0 development has started

Jan 30, 2022

Work on KeyboardKit 6.0 has begun and is planned to finish later in February. This post explains how you can get started with the new version and start migrating your code, to make the transition as smooth as possible.

KeyboardKit 5.6 is out

Jan 5, 2022 releaseslocalization

KeyboardKit 5.6 is out! 🚀 It adds support for for 🇧🇷 Brazilian, 🇮🇪 Irish, 🇵🇹 Portuguese and 🇹🇷 Turkish and makes it easier to setup system keyboards.

KeyboardKit 5.4 is out

Dec 19, 2021 releases

KeyboardKit 5.4 is out 🚀 It adds almost 300 new emojis, removes AnyView usage in many places and makes it possible to run KeyboardKit keyboards in the main app.

KeyboardKit 5.3 is out

Nov 24, 2021 releases

KeyboardKit 5.3 is out. This version adds support for 🇦🇱 Albanian, 🇮🇸 Icelandic and 🇵🇱 Polish and adds a bunch of new Pro and non-Pro features.

KeyboardKit 5.2 is out

Nov 2, 2021 releases

KeyboardKit 5.2 is out. This version adds support for 🇷🇺 Russian and 🇺🇦 Ukrainian and bumps the package’s Swift version to 5.5 to enable DocC support.

KeyboardKit 5.1 is out

Oct 17, 2021 releases

Sveika, Latvija! KeyboardKit 5.1 is out, with new features and support for 🇪🇪 Estonian, 🇱🇻 Latvian and 🇱🇹 Lithuanian. Sākam rakstīt!

License Price Changes

Oct 14, 2021 licenses

After 6 months of KeyboardKit Pro development and new features, the license prices will be adjusted at October 31.

KeyboardKit 5.0 RC

Oct 6, 2021 releases

The KeyboardKit 5.0 RC is out! This post explains what to expect when upgrading your apps to the RC or running the latest demo, as well as when 5.0 can expect to launch.

KeyboardKit App

Sep 22, 2021 app

The KeyboardKit app has been finished and sent to the App Store for review. If approved, this app will let you create custom keyboards directly on your phone and iPad.

KeyboardKit Pro

Feb 18, 2021 releases

The KeyboardKit family has a new member - KeyboardKit Pro! It’s a closed-source extension to the open-source library and unlocks pro features that are not available in the core library.

Removing UIKit support in KeyboardKit

Jan 15, 2021 swiftswiftuixcodespm

This post will discuss why KeyboardKit will remove UIKit-specific tools from the library in the upcoming 4.0 release. You will still be able to use KeyboardKit with UIKit, but the library itself will not contain UIKit-specific tools, system keyboards, demo apps etc.