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.
Unicode 6.0 has standardized code points for Telugu characters. However, the classic or old characters cannot easily be typed. So, C-DAC has come up with proposal called Enhanced InScript Keyboard Layout. (You can get their proposal from their web site.) I implemented their proposal for Telugu in the name of InScript+.
With this keyboard layout you can type all the Telugu characters that are currently in Unicode 6.0 standard. The layout looks as follows:
For more details about those old characters, please see this post in my Telugu blog.
How to get this keyboard layout for your computer? Read on. Continue reading InScript+ an enhanced InScript keyboard layout for Telugu
I had blogged about viewing Telugu in mobiles. Now, it is time for typing Telugu in mobiles. There are many apps to type Telugu on smart phones. Here are the links:
Continue reading Apps for typing Telugu in mobile phones
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.
- Telugu Stock Market.com
- Investor Education and Protection Fund, an initiative by Indian Government
- Business Guru blog
- Share Tips blog (not active as of now)
There are many resources on the web to learn Telugu. These range from learning the alphabet to learning Telugu grammar and chandassu. Some of them even have applications for Android and iPad. Here are the links that I can gather:
Continue reading Web sites for learning Telugu
In the 2nd World Telugu Writers Conference, held in Vijayawada last week, Ambarisha of Aditya Fonts announced a free Telugu Unicode font called Ramaneeya. And, it has been launched on stage. I got a copy of that font. Here is a sample of that font:
This year, the walk in Hyderabad is going to take place on 28th of August at 9.00 am. The walk will start at Telugu Lalitha Kalaathoranam and continue up to Basheer Bagh Press Club. There will be a press conference on the topic of Telugu Bhashaki Adunika hoada (Modern status to Telugu language) at the Press Club.
There are many Telugu web sites and some Telugu blogs that post their text in the form of images. The purpose of this post is to (1) see why anyone would post their text content as images and (2) the drawbacks of such practice.
Continue reading Why posting text as images sucks on the web?
The first ever International Telugu Internet Conference (ITIC 2011) is being held in Milpitas, California from 28th to 30th of this year. The objective of this conference is toâ€”
… bring together leaders in the field of language computing relating to the Telugu language for a comprehensive overview of this rapidly expanding area of research and development.