Bangla on Android : Easier Solution

Lately I have received several queries from my reader on my previous tips on how to read bangla (বাংলা) system wide on Android phones. Many complained it is not working or working partially. Now, here in this post I am giving a very short way to read bangla on android regardless which version or handset you are using. In fairness it should work on other platforms too. Continue reading “Bangla on Android : Easier Solution”

Bangla Input Script as jQuery Plugin

Past Story:

About 6 months back a legal action commenced between two IT initiatives in Bangladesh. On one side there was a business firm and other end some boys working willingly as a charity to Bangla computing. If we’d follow the international trend, usually those boys were supposed to fight for their right (like many start-up companies do against giants). But, here, the copyright infringement complaint was brought to light by a powerful IT firm in the country. Continue reading “Bangla Input Script as jQuery Plugin”

Bengali (বাংলা) Fonts on Android 1.6

Being a native Bengali (বাংলা) speaker, I feel a drive towards Bengali computing. So, when I got my first android handset, I was out there to find a way to install bengali fonts on android 1.0 . I posted a message on google group too.  Unfortunately, there was no positive response, one reason of which could be, android was mainly launched in Europe and Americas, not Bengali speaking countries. Anyways, this week again, after upgrading my G1 to CyanogenMod I gave another try on the net and solved the issue. Here is how:

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