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Welcome to "the Qaz" home page

This page provides some useful information for software developers about the Kazakh language future transition from Cyrillic alphabet to Latin.

The page updates constantly. If you have something to add please don't hesitate to contact me by email: qaz@nodata.site.

Contents

FAQ

What is this project about?
The Qaz is a project created to help all people in transition to the new Kazakh alphabet. It contains some helpful information and tools for software developers.

What is Qazaqparat?
Qazaqparat (as Wikipedia says) — is a form of Latin transliteration of the Kazakh language used by various Kazakh informational agencies (QazAqparat) on their websites.

What is Tleshov's Alphabet?
Tleshov's alphabet is the official project of new modern Kazakh Alphabet.

What is the Qaz Public API?
API (Application Programming Interface) is an easy way to integrate the transliteration functionality to a third-party project, e.g. mobile applications, or another sites using open protocols.

Code

All these libraries are Open source and distributed for free and as is, under Artistic License.

Perl: Lingua::Qaz
PHP: Qaz
Ruby: Qaz

Feel free to contribute.

Transliteration API

To use the Qaz in your project via API, please send a request by email: qaz@nodata.site (just drop me a message to get all details).

Workflow

API usage divided by 2 steps:

Auth

JSON, POST.
URL:
    http://nodata.site/qaz/api/1.0/auth.php

Request:
{
    "client_id":"1891",
    "api_key": "$3ddsSD09sd%-reF5#"
}
Response:
{
    "success":1,
    "session_id":"aa5059d71f64c029cd61b1e1807cd988",
    "timestamp":"2017-08-30 19:00:27"
}

Translit

JSON, POST.
URL:
    http://nodata.site/qaz/api/1.0/convert.php

Request:
{
    "session_id":"aa5059d71f64c029cd61b1e1807cd988",
    "client_id":"1891",
    "method":"tleshov",
    "str":"Қаз"
}
Response:
{
    "success":"1",
    "str":"Qaz",
}

Transliteration Online

Online converter uses the same public API.

Articles

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Contact Information

If you have any questions about the Qaz, feel free to email me to qaz@nodata.site.