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Hacktoberfest Progress Update: Translation Contributions Still Welcome

As part of Hacktoberfest 2022, the user-statistician GitHub Action, which generates an SVG with a detailed summary of your activity on GitHub, is seeking contributors to translate the headings, labels, etc to additional languages for increased internationalization. This post is a brief update on the progress of this effort, as well as an additional call for Hacktoberfest contributors.

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In the first 12 days of Hacktoberfest, there have been two new releases, with a total of 6 brand new contributors adding 5 new language translations: Dutch, Hungarian, Norwegian, Romanian, and Thai.

The user-statistician GitHub Action now includes support for the following 21 languages: Bahasa Indonesia, Bengali, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian.

Call for Contributors

There are still 19 days left of Hacktoberfest 2022. And there are still open issues for language translations including the following languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Finnish, Greek, Persian, Swedish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. Or if you stumble upon this post after Hacktoberfest, you are of course welcome to contribute at any time.

You are also of course welcome to contribute translations to any language not currently supported. If there isn't already an open issue for it, start by submitting an issue so I know you want to work on it.

Also, check out my DEV post from the start of Hacktoberfest that has additional useful information for contributors:

More Information About the user-statistician GitHub Action

You can find out more about the user-statistician GitHub Action via its GitHub repository:

GitHub logo cicirello / user-statistician

Generate a GitHub stats SVG for your GitHub Profile README in GitHub Actions



Check out all of our GitHub Actions:

About user-statistician Mentioned in Awesome README

Attention Hacktoberfest Contributors: Help further expand international support by contributing translations of the headings and labels, etc. Check out the open issues for available languages, or propose a different language translation. See my post on recruiting translation contributors for more information.

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The cicirello/user-statistician GitHub Action generates a detailed visual summary of your activity on GitHub in the form of an SVG suitable to display on your GitHub Profile README Although the intended use-case is to generate an SVG image for your GitHub Profile README you can also potentially link to the image from a personal website, or from anywhere else where you'd like to share a summary of your activity on GitHub. The SVG that the action generates includes statistics for the repositories that you own, your contribution…

I also maintain a website about the various GitHub Actions that I maintain:

Vincent Cicirello - Open source GitHub Actions for workflow automation

Features information on several open source GitHub Actions for workflow automation that we have developed to automate parts of the CI/CD pipeline, and other repetitive tasks. The GitHub Actions featured include jacoco-badge-generator, generate-sitemap, user-statistician, and javadoc-cleanup.


More information about the user-statistician is also available in prior posts here on DEV, such as:

Where You Can Find Me

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Vincent A Cicirello

Vincent A. Cicirello

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If you want to generate the equivalent to the above for your own GitHub profile, check out the cicirello/user-statistician GitHub Action.

Or visit my website:

Vincent A. Cicirello - Professor of Computer Science

Vincent A. Cicirello - Professor of Computer Science at Stockton University - is a researcher in artificial intelligence, evolutionary computation, swarm intelligence, and computational intelligence, with a Ph.D. in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University. He is an ACM Senior Member, IEEE Senior Member, AAAI Life Member, EAI Distinguished Member, and SIAM Member.


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