Live Coding session Today 3-4 pm on PyTamil – A Python Library for Tamil


Sriram is a Bengaluru based software engineer. He created a Python library for Tamil Language, just like Open-Tamil Python library. He keeps thinking why should artists have all the fun with creative projects while engineers solve logical problems. Imagine the engineer in you jumping with joy coding for a creative collaborative art project. Then welcome … Continue reading Live Coding session Today 3-4 pm on PyTamil – A Python Library for Tamil

Free online training in Tamil on Django framework (Python)


Django is a powerful python framework used to build robust web applications quickly. Langscape.com, a leading translation service organization, Payilagam, Kaniyam Foundation jointly host a free online training on Django framework in Tamil. Conditions : Participants should have know python programming already. Knowledge on HTML,CSS, SQL is good Have to attend the class daily. Have … Continue reading Free online training in Tamil on Django framework (Python)

Kaniyam Foundation gets ‘Top 10 Youth of 2020 award’ from Ananda Vikatan magazine


Hundreds of volunteers are contributing to various Open Source Tamil computing projects. Ananda Vikatan, a popular Tamil Magazine, gifted all of us, in this new year 2021. "Top 10 Youth of 2020" is the award, provided for Kaniyam Foundation. This is announced on the Ananda Vikatan magazine dated 6.1.2021 Kaniyam.com e-magazine was started on January … Continue reading Kaniyam Foundation gets ‘Top 10 Youth of 2020 award’ from Ananda Vikatan magazine

Exploring command line marc file validator


A little background for the MARC file From - https://opensource.com/article/17/4/bit-about-marc-handlers <Quote>MARC stands for MAchine Readable Cataloging records. It's a format first developed in the 1960s for the U.S. Library of Congress in order to facilitate the exchange of bibliographic records among libraries. By the mid-1970s, it was an international standard, used around the world. Programming and … Continue reading Exploring command line marc file validator

Releasing a small tool to explore wikipedia users contributions


Last week, we had a Indic Wikisource Proofreadthon 2020 event. see here for full details https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Indic_Wikisource_Proofreadthon_2020 Though I did not participated in this event, (feels sad for this. Life is too messy nowadays), I thought to build a small tool to give report on any wikipedia user’s contribution on given wikisite for a given date … Continue reading Releasing a small tool to explore wikipedia users contributions