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Ansible or Why Docker is not enough

According to Wikipedia, an ansible is a fictional machine capable of instantaneous or superluminal communication. Typically it is depicted as a lunch-box-sized object with some combination of microphone, speaker, keyboard and display. It can send and receive messages to and from a corresponding device over any distance whatsoever with no delay. This would be quite a cool device but it is not the Ansible …

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$touched is the new $dirty – AngularJS Migration Guide 1.2 to 1.3

Quite recently the AngularJS Team released the first RELEASE CANDIDATE of AngularJS 1.3. This small AngularJS migration guide should help you if you have any problems migrating from 1.2 to 1.3. I will shortly point out which changes did break our app and then I will show an example of one of the main new features: $asyncValidators AngularJS migration: A change that can break …

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A Beginners Guide to LinkedIn for Translators

LinkedIn is the most popular professional networking platform. Professional because it is almost exclusively used for business networking purposes (much like Xing, see the last chapter of our eBook). This does not make LinkedIn a niche network though. It is a fast growing platform and it is also very profitable as a business. It continues to innovate and acquire (for example …

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Getting the most ouf of Trello project management

Let’s face it, no project management tool will magically solve all your team’s organizational problems. There is no one-size-fits-all solution, and logically no tool will do the work for you. A project management tool however can, if employed the right way, cut through your inner chaos, help streamline processes and provide urgently needed overview of workloads and tasks distribution. At …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Google Plus for Translators

Among social networks, Google Plus (or Google+) is a still treated a bit like a stepchild, also among translators. It is still fairly new, and it works completely differently than the other established social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter or even LinkedIn (which is highly popular among translators). Having been a Google Plus user since its opening to the public, …

Translators

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New localization tutorials for translators

We have recently updated a few introductory localization tutorials for translators using LingoHub. Written in cooperation with some of our users, these should give you an introduction to some of the basic features for translators that LingoHub has to offer. They are now available on our documentation pages. Quick Start Guide Translation review workflow Translation shortcuts LingoChecks Advanced Workflows and …

Endless pages

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Endless pages in combination with masonry

LingoHub constantly changes and evolves in order to provide better service and user experience. In this article we will briefly cover our last improvement to the user interface that we think enhances the user experience: the translator search results page is now presented in a form of so-called endless pages (infinite scrolling) consisting of containers of varied height that fit …

ruby gettext

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Ruby gettext internationalization tutorial on using the fast_gettext gem

This concludes the Ruby month of my tutorial series. So before I look at the interesting case of the ruby gettext approach to internationalization (using the fast_gettext gem) here are the links to previous articles on internationalization for Ruby that I have covered so far (in case you want to catch up): the basic usage of the i18n gem with how-tos …

Localization user workflow

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Integrating translators in a localization workflow

Integrating translators in a localization workflow is an important and essential step that needs careful considerations for both platform services (such as LingoHub), as well as project administrators. Every professional involved in localization of a software project should on the one hand be familiar with all the steps of the project, and on the other hand know what role he …

localisation

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Internationalization Programming – new i18n tutorial series

Which internationalization (i18n) mechanisms and caveats do different programming languages offer? In a new blog series with tutorials on internationalization programming (developing applications in preparation for localization) we want to highlight important steps in internationalization with most of the common programming languages. Internationalization Programming When you develop software, cross-platform strategy is not always a standard procedure, but making sure it …