My video goes global?

We implemented many little and helpful functions in alugha. A lot of them you see straight away, others only appear if you take a second deeper look. Such a function is the status bar beneath the video, there is a small stat_eye on the right hand sight. Behind this “obvious” unremarkable symbol hides something really important, the information about the language the video was being watched in. The overview looks about like this:
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Weekly technical update 4/3

It ain’t over till it’s over! We are continuously working on alugha and we are not getting tired to add bug fixes and new features. After we deployed the 1.0 we decided that from now on we gonna give you an overview of all those new updates we did during the week every Friday!

We started last Friday and here you will find the list of our latest fixes and updates:
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More reach for your videos!

We already introduced our new website in our last blog article: Everyone who didn’t check out our new player and our new video pages yet should do that straight away. Modern social networking is very popular. Relating to the increase of reach it becomes an obligatory tool, producers and their videos can be found much better on Google. Moreover it offers the possibility to increase the reach of the own videos. How does it work? Read below.
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Keynote internal – The first!

There was the time: After a bit more than ten months we created with alugha a small but wonderful business with 16 permanent employees and freelancers. We worked so hard on our Betaversion, developed ideas, brainstormed, formed friendships and much more. During this whole time, I worked over and over again on my vision of alugha, was focussed on our tester’s comments, the objections of our team, the marked development and how to implement this in our project. The target? The product should be much better than everything that was in my mind so far.
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Let’s talk! Niklas: From a juggler of languages to a developing hero!

Introduce yourself! Who are you and what are you doing?
My name is Niklas, I’m 18 years old and one of the developers and entrepreneurs of alugha. But apart from that I’m mostly a student, until examinations it’s only just one more year.

What’s your relationship with alugha?
The whole thing started in september 2012. Then I wrote the prototype of alugha on one weekend, showing that the idea of it would be possible. Since then I developed server and player until the beginning of 2014.
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8 easy steps to become an alugha videostar

Everyone is talking about the new innovative alugha. But how is this tool working everyone is crazy about? Who isn’t dreaming about it – reaching the world with your own youtube channel. Wouldn’t there be that silly language barrier. To spread the video in a viral and international way it also has to be translated in different languages. So far that was only possible by uploading a video for each language. Tons of traffic have spammed the Internet day by day, made it slow and provoked unbelievable costs. And now it’s time for some drum roll, a fanfare and confetti – thanks to alugha all those things are not necessary anymore.
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Public Beta is running and we already get first fixes!

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Our Public Beta is hardly running, there is already the first update. With version 1.0.4 we rectified a few important points.

  • If you were watching a YouTube video middle-sized and the following video was an alugha video, this has been resized to small screen. Changing then again to a YouTube video, the chosen screensize had not been kept. This setting is now handed for- and backwords with our new update and therefore the handling has been improved.
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