An open source English to Bengali encoder and editor
Author: MD. Z. Hossain Homepage: http://banjon.sourceforge.net/index.html Family: JavaBasedEditors Platform: Sun Java Virtual Machine License: Open source
Banjon is an open source rule based English to Bengali encoder and editor. It is written in Java programming language using SWT (Standard Widget Toolkit) toolkit. Thus it is compatible with many different platforms and requires a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) installed on the target machine.
Banjon intends to implement a flexible encoding engine to dynamically transform a sequence of English characters into one or more Unicode Bengali characters. It also aims to integrate all the editing facilities available in a modern text editor.
There are number of Bengali editors available for download. Those editors have some similarities and differences with Banjon. Banjon has some unique features.