The mechanical keyboard height has been a problem for me a developer, I am always have to use wrist rest because otherwise I find myself lifting my wrists in order to achieve a comfortable typing position, but the problem is that having lifted wrists causes me a lot of pain when typing for long periods of time.
As a developer I do recommend mechanical ...
I always recommend Keychron keyboards. They are reasonably priced, have a range of different options (layouts and switch mechanisms), most are wireless with a battery charged via USB and can also be used as a wired keyboard. Build quality is excellent and first party accessories are available (carry cases, matching palm rests, etc) with basic accessories ...
Spending 30 years next to computers, I think your exact wish is not existing, however, just like you also wrote, close enough candidates can be found.
I think a viable one could be Logitech K800 (picture), I have also used it for some years, even as software specialist.
US layout: exists
LShift > Caps: on US layout it is
Wireless & Slim: it is. (&...
I use something similar to this in the office, which allows my keyboard to be parked under the leading edge of the stand.
Laptops with a full size keyboard exist but are few and far between due to the actual size limitations of the laptops.
there are only two that I know of that come close.
The acer predator X21, it's a full size keyboard, however the numpad is low profile and reversible so you can use it as a trackpad.
this is a 21 inch curved monitor "laptop"
All I know the external keyboard with USB or wireless never have a butterfly-key design. Because that was exclusively designed for Apple? Dunno but probably because of the patent.
The smooth feeling of the laptop keyboard can be replaced by an external keyboard if the keyboard is very cheap.
You can search at your local shop that looks like this:
But keep ...
The keyboard request you've put in sounds like you would like a mechanical tenkeyless keyboard. It sounds like you would dislike chiclet or membrane keyboards which are usually more low profile. Mechanical keyboards prevent ghosting keys, are usually a lot more sturdy, and have a much farther key travel distance than scissor switch membrane keyboards. Your ...
I enjoy a Durgods TKL (K320) with Mx Browns (mentioned above, has bump but no click). I would use in an office but if you are heavy on the keys it may be worth ordering a key tester that has a few kinds and types for you to test the volume and feel.