4 Aug 14

How to make a translation of the user interface

In order to translate HowToSay.org user interface, “PoEdit” application is needed. 1) Please, download it here: http://poedit.net and install it to your computer. 2) You will be provided with file, which contains a text of the website`s interface. The file has an extension “.po” Please, open it, using this software. 3) Now you can edit the file. It has two columns (A column on the left is the “key” you don’t need to edit it. It identifies the string to » read more.


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19 Jul 13

Italianotes.org the new Italian Language portal

As you can easily imagine I am a big fan of Languages and the opportunities that the understanding of languages can bring on all of us. For many years now I have been working on different projects around it. Some successful as Howtosay some a little less successful but all of them enable me to grow my understanding of the “language” world with many connections being made in the field. In between there is a » read more.


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25 Jan 13

Cousin website released

Dear All, during this years we have been working in making Howtosay as reliable and performing possible. During this learning we become “fluent” in different technology and so we decide to put our knowledge on other subjects. After few brainstorming we realized that there was a need for business & users to have a platform where they could publicize and nurture local business in a new way. So we decide to help to create Wikipronto » read more.


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6 Apr 12

New languages coming soon

Recently I met Pao-mi one of my long term friends that I haven’t seen in a while.  She is Italian but she speaks a few languages fluently but the best part is that she is currently teaching Italian to a lot of foreigners! So I suggested  she help me translating the UI of Howtosay with the help of her students! So we got some other languages coming soon as Albanian & Greek…keep tuned!! And don’t » read more.


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7 Feb 12

Ola (English – Arabic)

Ola is our contributor that managed the translation of ar.howtosay.org in Arabic language. She is a professional English-Arabic translator, holds B.A from Faculty of Arts, English Department, Language and Translation section, Alexandria, Egypt. She is specialized in Legal and Literary translation. She works as a free-lancing article writer as well as translator for different blogs and websites. Languages and Linguistics are her main interests. She believes that “Language is the blood of the soul into » read more.


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6 Feb 12

Hebrew Language now online!

As you well know I am working hard to make HowToSay one of the best translation website. At the moment I am working on it whenever I have a  moment free. Of course all this work would not be possible without the help of great people that offer their own time and language knowledge so in this months we were able to launch few languages. Now is the time for Hebrew , unfortunately I do » read more.


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10 Oct 11

Shina Kamaruddin (English – Malay)

Shina is our contributor that managed the translation of howtosay.org in Malay language She is a professional translator and holds a Diploma in Translation (in Mass Communication) from a local body, namely Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. She did some translation work for a local pharmaceutical company. The purpose of the translation was to educate the general public on food supplements and other related topics. She was also employed as a Personal Assistant for monitoring the » read more.


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29 Jul 11

New multilanguage frontend – Volunteer Needed

As you well know HowToSay.org is a cooperative translation website that is trying to improve the way people communicate. The last improvement we had made is the realization of a metalanguage user interface. We launched the Italian one and testing all the new features but we are planning to launch other languages very soon. If you are interested in helping us in this process  please contact us at info  [@] howtosay.org , we will be » read more.


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1 Dec 10

New Features

At HowToSay we are always trying to improve your experience with languages and translations, so we introduce two small changes to our interface: On the main page (http://howtosay.org/#TabLongText), the Text Area will re-size depending of the content. On the translation page result (http://howtosay.org/translate.php), now you can re-size the text area to fit your translation. If you have any suggestion or change you’d like to see just comment it, we will consider it! Thank you for » read more.


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24 Nov 10

Increased Performance

In the last few weeks HowToSay.org has seen a nice increase in traffic so, to avoid disruption of the service we had to review the code and implement Memcached. Now everything seems working much faster and more reliable but, hopefully, if the traffic will increase we may need to migrate to a more powerful machine. Keep visiting us and spread the word!!


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