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A new translation home page, the Maven Program and other updates from Language Engineering

The Wikimedia Language Engineering team continued to develop additional features for Translate UX (TUX) and to fix bugs, including a number of critical bugs that affected Microsoft Internet Explorer. TUX has now been deployed on Wikimedia sites and on translatewiki.net. The team also launched the new outreach program, called Language…

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Language Engineering Sprint Update: Translation User Experience improvements, testing and coverage

The Wikimedia Language Engineering team completed its recent development sprints with a focus on feature completeness of ‘Translate User eXperience’ or ‘TUX’ for deployment and also made preparations for its new community outreach project. Below are some of the highlights from the sprint.   Translate Editor – TUX, has been…

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Redesigning the Translation experience: An overview

The Wikimedia Language Engineering team has been regularly reporting updates about improvements to the Translate editor, as part of the “Translate User eXperience” project, or “TUX”. Pau Giner, the team’s UX expert, has also conducted online sessions to talk about these features. If you have missed these updates, here is…

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New release of the MediaWiki Language Extension Bundle, and other updates

Highlights from the latest development sprint of the Language Engineering team include the release of a new version of the MediaWiki Language Extension Bundle, and continued progress on Translation User Experience (UX) and the Language Coverage Matrix. Design and development improvements continued for Translate UX, also known as TUX. A…

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Language engineers improve translation tool and meet with their peers

Quem não arrisca não petisca — a Portuguese proverb During their latest development sprint, the Wikimedia Language Engineering team conducted extensive review and testing of the Translate extension, and participated and contributed to two major open source events in India: a core developers Language Summit and GNUnify. Translate Editor Updates Progress…

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Report from the Spring 2013 Open Source Language Summit

Fortuna i forti aiuta, e i timidi rifiuta — an Italian proverb The Wikimedia Foundation and Red Hat jointly organized the Second Open Source Language Summit on February 12th and 13th, 2013. The summit was held at the Red Hat engineering center in Pune, India. Similar to the previous summit,…

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Inching towards enabling our improvements to the Translation user experience

Lel the tacho pirrow, an’ it’s pars kaired — A Romani proverb The Wikimedia Language Engineering team just completed its most recent development sprint, to introduce a new iteration of  the Translation Editor within the Translate Extension, and include features to make it more satisfactory as a translation workspace. The primary…

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Language Engineering: Progress With Input Methods and Translation Editor

Batti il ferro finché è caldo —an Italian proverb In its last two-week sprint, the Wikimedia Language Engineering team worked with developers from other teams to improve its keyboard support and we continued working on the new user interface for the Translate extension. Input methods: More languages and support for…

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A more efficient translation interface

De mica en mica s’omple la pica i de gota en gota s’omple la bota. —a Catalan proverb During its most recent development sprint, the Wikimedia Foundation’s Language Engineering team continued to improve the user experience of the Translate extension to make it as smooth and efficient as possible. Highlights…

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Language engineering news: Bugs fixed in Universal Language Selector, and a new IPA keyboard layout

Imagine a world in which every single human being can easily select the language of the website that they are reading. That’s what the Wikimedia Foundation’s Language Engineering team has been working on through the Universal Language Selector (ULS): a reusable user interface component for comfortable selection of the most…

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