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Droidcon India 2015 - Android & Indic Languages

Jishnu Mohan
December 17, 2015

Droidcon India 2015 - Android & Indic Languages

Talk about challenges in developing Indic apps for Android. Details about Libindic-android library and Indic Keyboard, both Free and Open Source projects.

Jishnu Mohan

December 17, 2015

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