International languages

After a crash course in the intricacies of the Unicode standard, I’ve introduced basic support for international languages in TagCrowd. There’s a new option to select the language for your text. This will remove the common words in that language from your text cloud.

“Basic support” currently means languages based on the Latin alphabet (i.e. most of Europe), and all accented characters are converted to plain characters. Currently supported languages include Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish and Swedish.

Since this is the first international version of TagCrowd, there will certainly be some bugs. Please let us know if you find any. And if you want TagCrowd to work with your language, please send us a list of common words in your language.