DIY HID IR keyboard (FLIRC clone)

A while ago I got to know about the FLIRC IR receiver which I thought of buying. But I thought, Hey! Why buy something I can make at home. So basically what FLIRC do is convert IR signals received from any remote to HID signals. From what I gathered, it recognizes as an HID keyboard to the computer. Now, to the project, we can do this using two ways.”