Tuesday, August 4, 2020

What's New on Tatoeba? - Your biweekly recap #22

What's New on Tatoeba will be published biweekly until the end of August.

KODOEBA EVENT

  • We are in the last week of Kodoeba and we have five new issues solved on internal code since last time.
    • It is now possible to remove a sentence from a list from the sentence page. Thanks to Ricardo14 for reporting the issue and nummer_001 for implementing it.
    • There is a new visibility option for lists, in case you want your list to be shown on the sentence page to every user (and not just to yourself). Thanks to soliloquist for raising the issue and nummer_001 for working on it.
    • Unicode characters are now showing up properly in list names. Thanks to soliloquist for reporting the issue and ftumsh for fixing it.
    • You can now save create URL for templates from the advanced search. Thanks to Ricardo14 for triggering the idea and jpear1 for implementing it.
    • The sort options have been redesigned. Thanks to Trang for the design suggestion, AlanF_US for the help with the wording and Roverandom789133 for the implementation.

UPDATES

  • Mobile users can now change the position of the cursor in text inputs. Thanks to rumpelstilzchen for reporting this bug and Trang for fixing it.
  • When searching sentences sorted randomly, the results are no longer re-randomized when going back to a previous page. Thanks to AlanF_US for reporting the issue and gillux for fixing it.

ON THE WALL

LANGUAGES

  • Tatoeba is supporting one new language: Karakhanid.
  • Slovak has been enabled on production as a UI language.
As usual, thanks to all the members who helped to translate the website!



If you'd like to help to the development of Tatoeba, report issues, or are just curious, have a look at the GitHub repository.

If you want to help us translate the website to your language, you can join us on Transifex: https://www.transifex.com/tatoeba/tatoeba_website/dashboard/ and check this article on the wiki https://en.wiki.tatoeba.org/articles/show/interface-translation.

If you're especially happy with one of the updates, don't hesitate to personally thank our developers :) They're working in the shadow but they'll be glad to hear your feedback.




Last recap: https://tatoeba.org/eng/wall/show_message/35658
See this recap on the blog:

Monday, July 20, 2020

What's New on Tatoeba? - Your biweekly recap #21

What's New on Tatoeba will be published biweekly until the end of August.

KODOEBA EVENT

  • We have two new issues solved on internal code since last time.
  •  Information about original sentences is now available in the "Base of Sentences" section of the Downloads page. Thanks to ftumsh.
  •  All the export files are split by language. Thanks to lbdx for the scripts that splits our exports, and to gillux and rumpelstilzchen for helping to optimize the solution.
  •  A few external projects are now ready to receive feedback. You are kindly invited to check them out and share your thoughts!

UPDATES

  • The vocabulary count has been fixed. Thanks to AlanF_US for reporting the issue and rumpelstilzchen for fixing it.
  • Searching sentences with a question mark at the end no longer returns an error page. Thanks to CK for reporting this and gillux for fixing it.
  • rumpelstilzchen solved a bug where the search was returning sentences in the wrong language. Thanks to him for the fix and to brauchinet for reporting it.
  • The landing page is now responsive. Thanks to Trang for implementing this and to everyone for testing.
  • Logs on our servers are now a bit less cluttered. Thanks to rumpelstilzchen for taking care of this, and to gillux for suggesting it.

ON THE WALL

LANGUAGES

  • Tatoeba is supporting eight new languages: Chinook Jargon, Southern Subanen, Ancient Hebrew, Pali, Baluchi, South Levantine Arabic, Southern Haida and Northern Haida.
  • Serbian has been enabled on production as a UI language.
  • Several other UI languages have been enabled on dev: Bulgarian, Filipino, Turkmen, Croatian, Slovak and Balushi.
As usual, thanks to all the members who helped to translate the website!



If you'd like to help to the development of Tatoeba, report issues, or are just curious, have a look at the GitHub repository.

If you want to help us translate the website to your language, you can join us on Transifex: https://www.transifex.com/tatoeba/tatoeba_website/dashboard/ and check this article on the wiki https://en.wiki.tatoeba.org/articles/show/interface-translation.

If you're especially happy with one of the updates, don't hesitate to personally thank our developers :) They're working in the shadow but they'll be glad to hear your feedback.




Tuesday, June 30, 2020

What's New on Tatoeba? - Your biweekly recap #20

What's New on Tatoeba will be published biweekly until the end of August.


EVENT


It's been now one month since our Kodoeba event started.


  • As far as the internal code goes:
    • Our participants have solved five issues, and seven others are on their way. You can find the details on GitHub.
    • Alexs has asked for feedback about the tags: https://tatoeba.org/eng/wall/show_message/35555. Be sure to share your thoughts if you'd like to see the tags in Tatoeba become more useful!
  • As for the external projects:
    • The other projects are starting to take shape, it's still too early to showcase anything. We'll have to wait until mid or end of July.


UPDATES

  • The search has been improved for languages using Arabic scripts, Indonesian and Tagalog. Many thanks to Yorwba.
  • The number of messages in the private messages has been localized, thanks to Ricardo14.
  • There's now a reset icon in the inputs of the advanced search. Thanks to Roverandom789133 for adding this.
  • We no longer unnecessarily store IPs in our contributions logs. Thanks to jpear1 for cleaning this up.

ON THE WALL



LANGUAGES

  • Rircardo14 posted some updatea about the progress of the translation of our UI: https://tatoeba.org/eng/wall/show_message/35518.
  • A new UI language has been enabled on the dev website: Serbian.
  • As usual, thanks to all the members who helped to translate the website!


If you'd like to help to the development of Tatoeba, report issues, or are just curious, have a look at the GitHub repository.

If you want to help us translate the website to your language, you can join us on Transifex: https://www.transifex.com/tatoeba/tatoeba_website/dashboard/ and check this article on the wiki https://en.wiki.tatoeba.org/articles/show/interface-translation.

If you're especially happy with one of the updates, don't hesitate to personally thank our developers :) They're working in the shadow but they'll be glad to hear your feedback.



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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

What's New on Tatoeba? - Your biweekly recap #19

What's New on Tatoeba will be published biweekly until the end of August

EVENT

Kodoeba, Tatoeba's first coding event, has started at the beginning of June! 27 participants joined us to improve Tatoeba in one or another way. A big thank you and a warm welcome to all of them! We will regularly hear of their work in this column.

UPDATES

  • The way to add tag has been modified to include the number of tagged sentences and make the suggestions case-insensitive. This was one of many issues related to tags that we want to take care of in the more or less near future. Thanks to alexs, rumpelstilzchen, and all the people who helped solving this.
  • Using a single quote in the search input used to make the search string disappeared. Thanks to gillux for correcting this bug.
  • The pages showing sentences using a specific tag now display the most-recently tagged sentences first. Thanks to bakananbanjin (a participant of Kodoeba) for taking care of this.

ON THE WALL

CONTRIBUTIONS AND LANGUAGES




If you'd like to help to the development of Tatoeba, report issues, or are just curious, have a look at the GitHub repository

If you want to help us translate the website to your language, you can join us on Transifex: https://www.transifex.com/tatoeba/tatoeba_website/dashboard/ and check this article on the wiki https://en.wiki.tatoeba.org/articles/show/interface-translation

If you're especially happy with one of the updates, don't hesitate to personally thank our developers :) They're working in the shadow but they'll be glad to hear your feedback.



Fun fact: Emojicode is a programming language using emojis as its syntax.


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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tatoeba scheduled maintenance on Sunday June 7, 2am to 5am UTC

This Sunday (June 7) at 2am UTC, there will be scheduled maintenance for a maximum of 3 hours. Tatoeba will be unavailable during this time. We will be using this time to upgrade our systems, which will allow us to implement new features in the future. For what it’s worth, Tatodev will remain online.

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Kodoeba #1 - Participants

Kodoeba is about to start and we are happy to present you our 27 participants!

We have 13 participants who will be working on an external project, that is a project which will be using Tatoeba's data.

We have 14 participants who working on internal code, which means they will be contributing the source code of the tatoeba.org website.

External projects

  • arademaker and CristianancExploring Tatoeba for wordnet expansion and evaluation.
  • diegohn - Flashcard app with Tatoeba sentences.
  • hugokawamata - Native mobile app that teaches Japanese holistically by providing context at every stage of learning and by teaching multiple aspects of the language at once.
  • jacopofar - Online cloze deletion tool focused on grammar.
  • jjmountain - Translation game for Japanese students learning English.
  • jonnyk - Web app to create flashcards in bulk using Tatoeba sentences.
  • Jpec - Implementation of exercise with dialogs in mobile app for learning Japanese.
  • lbdx - Improve tool listing unrepresented words in Tatoeba and develop Python library to easily download and process the Tatoeba corpus.
  • quielin and adaycito - Mobile Tatoeba Viewer.
  • sideral - Multilingual semantic sentence search.
  • xiuyuan - Web app for searching Chinese sentences via hanzi, pinyin or English.
We will try to update you weekly on the progress of the various projects.

Internal code

You can follow the the internal code activity by checking our pull requests as each participant will be solving issues by submitting pull requests.

We wish everyone happy coding!

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

What's New on Tatoeba? - Your weekly recap #18

UPDATES

  • gillux reworked and improved the code related to the search feature. You want see any difference but it will allow developers to more easily improve the search feature, something I'm sure a lot of people can't wait to see happening. That's a huge work so let's give a warm round of applause to gillux. 
  • The space to type a sentence is now multiline on all designs, making it easier to contribute long sentences. Thanks to Ricardo14 for adding this.
  • A settings allowing users that can choose the license of their contributions to choose the default license has been added. If you'd like to contribute under CC0, you can refer to this article https://en.wiki.tatoeba.org/articles/show/cc0-contributions

ON THE WALL

CONTRIBUTIONS AND LANGUAGES

  • 18 424 sentences have been added this week.
  • On Kimogol's request, Rendille has been added to Tatoeba, bringing the number of supported languages to 365 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rendille_language
  • As usual, thanks to all the members who helped translating the website.



If you'd like to help to the development of Tatoeba, report issues, or are just curious, have a look at the GitHub repository

If you want to help us translate the website to your language, you can join us on Transifex: https://www.transifex.com/tatoeba/tatoeba_website/dashboard/ and check this article on the wiki https://en.wiki.tatoeba.org/articles/show/interface-translation

If you're especially happy with one of the updates, don't hesitate to personally thank our developers :) They're working in the shadow but they'll be glad to hear your feedback.



Fun fact: Lake Malawi, located between Malawi, Tanzania and Mozambique, has more fish species than any other freshwater system on earth.


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