Category Archives: Websites

Telugu websites, forums, groups, webzines, etc.

Free Telugu Typing Tutor from Kinige

Couple of weeks ago, Kinige launched a free Telugu typing tutor. It teaches the InScript keyboard layout, which is standardized by the Indian Government. (InScript layout can reduce as much as 20% keystrokes when compared to phonetic methods.) Here is a screen shot of the Kinige Telugu Typing Tutor:

A screen shot of Kinige Telugu Typing Tutor

Unlike other Telugu typing tutors, the lessons in the Kinige typing tutor are cleverly designed to introduce the key positions—instead of alphabets.

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e-Telugu workshop for Web Developers (Hyderabad, April 15)

e-Telugu, a non-profit organization striving to promote Telugu on computers and the web, is organizing a workshop for web developers on Building Telugu Websites. The workshop will last about 2 hours and covers various topics like Unicode, conveying language information in HTTP and HTML, typing in Telugu, using Telugu fonts with @font-face CSS rule, and Telugu in mobiles.

The workshop is on April 15, 2012 (starts at 10:00 am) at Honeypot campus. For more details, please see the post on e-Telugu website.
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Shubhalekha becomes the first Telugu book on Project Gutenberg

Pustakam.net had requested for help to add Telugu books to the Project Gutenberg. As part of that initiative, volunteers of Pustakam.net digitized Shubhalekha, a Telugu story by Mahidhara Ramamohan Rao and made it available on the Project Gutenberg website.

Shubhalekha is now (actually it has been a month) available to read freely online. You can even download it in various formats for different ebook reader devices. So, here is the link: Shubhalekha on Project Gutenberg.

Here is a screen shot of the Project Gutenberg’s Online Reader:
Shubhalekha ebook in Project Gutenberg

This is only the first Telugu ebook on Project Gutenberg. And, you can help Project Gutenberg to have more Telugu ebooks. You can help in typing, proofreading, etc. If you are interested, join the Guternberg_te Google Group.

I hope we will see more Telugu ebooks soon.

SiliconAndhra releases 3 new Telugu Unicode fonts

Update: The link below now also includes 15 new Telugu Unicode fonts released in ITIC 2012.

On the eve of International Mother Language Day (Feb 21), SiliconAndhra, in association with the IT Department of Government of Andhra Pradesh, released 3 free Telugu Unicode fonts and also launched a website called Telugu Vijavam about technical resources for Telugu computing.

For the impatient, download these 3 Telugu fonts from Telugu Vijayam website.

Here is a screen shot of the homepage of Telugu Vijayam website:

Homepage of Telugu Vijayam Website
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Veturi.in, a Telugu website dedicated to Veturi Sundararama Murthy

Few fans of Late Veturi Sudararama Murthy, a famous Telugu lyricist, launched a website, veturi.in, as a remembrance to Veturi and as a place for fans of Veturi to share and promote their passion for Veturi’s Telugu songs.

Here is a screen shot of the website’s homepage:
Homepage of Veturi.in

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Stock market related web sites or blogs in Telugu

Telugu content on the web is growing at a good pace. Lots and lots of web sites are coming up. This post is about web sites or blogs that offer information relating to stock market, shares, trading tips, etc in Telugu.

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