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TechEd Europe: Microsoft Translator widget and APIs in beta

TechEd Europe: Microsoft Translator widget and APIs in beta

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Hallo aus Berlin!

Thanks to the great feedback from the early adopters of the Microsoft Translator widget and APIs, we are pleased to remove the invite requirement and move the widget and APIs to public beta. Anyone can now generate a snippet for their site or application from the widget and AJAX API adoption portals.

techedbadgeLikewise, we are also pleased to announce the availability of API (SOAP and HTTP) licensing terms for commercial applications. Feel free to email mtlic@microsoft.com for more information. While in beta, there is no charge for commercial use of the API. The widget and AJAX API continue to be free for commercial use under the standard terms of use.TechEdEurope

Thank you for all those who attended today’s session at TechEd Europe. Here is a recap:

  • Microsoft Translator APIs and the webpage widget are now in beta
  • Generate a translator widget for your webpage here, or use the AJAX API to further customize the translation experience
  • Detailed reference for the APIs on MSDN, Getting started guides for ASP.NET and PHP, Interactive SDK
  • 20+ languages supported by the service now (the latest 2 to be added in the next few days – Finnish and Bulgarian)
  • New to windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8? Try the “Translate with Bing” accelerator powered by Microsoft Translator!
  • Microsoft Translator powers millions of translations each day for Office (2003-2010), Bing, Live Toolbar and the unique Messenger bot
  • Commercial licenses for the SOAP and HTTP APIs are available at no cost. Contact mtlic@microsoft.com for more details

We also greatly appreciate all the great feedback on what languages you would like to see, and we hope to satisfy many of the requests within the next few months. Stay tuned and keep the feedback coming!

-Vikram Dendi

Microsoft Translator

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  • Unfortunately, it does not support Turkish.

  • Hi Ali - Turkish is certainly on our roadmap, stay tuned to this blog for more news on this in the coming weeks.

    Thanks!

    Vikram Dendi

    Microsoft Translator

  • This text was written in Portuguese and translated into English by bing translator.

    I wonder if you could add the following small change in BT: translation be made once the user press the "enter" button on the keyboard. I think that is good, since all site search works this way, it is faster and everyone is already accustomed to.

    ps: I did not find another place to post my suggestion, why I am putting it here, excuses and even more! :)

    pss: If there is a response to this comment, please refer to my email: eduvfsilva @gmail.com

  • The http interface doesn't work. Try the sample code you posted:

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd576286.aspx

    When I try that, I get an error: "SenderappId is invalid" - what appId should I use?

  • Sam,

    You need a bing developer AppID to use the HTTP and SOAP APIs - you can get that here:

    http://www.bing.com/developers

    thanks!

    Vikram Dendi

    Microsoft Translator

  • For Eduardo:

    Thank you for the suggestion. We followed your proposal, and now perform the translation on pressing the Enter key. To insert a line break when typing the text to translate, use Shift-Enter.

    Chris Wendt

    Microsoft Translator

  • Thanks for the widget that helps me to save a lot of time.

  • Wow!!!

    I'm so excited. I found free software for 75 languages translation

    All types of files and sites.PDF,Excel, Word,

    PowerPoint, Email, Internet Browser, Instant Messenger.

  • The best Free English online translators.Translate now from any language to any language for free.Translation results in over 75 languages.PDF,Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Email, Internet Browser, Instant Messenger.

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