Progress update - Week 51 2017
This week I added lots of new features:
- Improved the “Learn“ site for mobile devices according to the feedback I have received a few days ago about everyone's device usage.
- Created a new vocabulary set called “JLPT N4”.
- You can now inspect a set’s elements by clicking on its name. There you will see each element’s readings and translations. Bear in mind: Opening a large set like “JLPT N4” or “JLPT N5” can take a few seconds.
- If you are on the “Learn“ site and aren’t quite sure about the pronunciation of the on’yomi and kun’yomi readings, clicking on the text will reveal its romanized version like “カード” -> “kādo” (for card).
- Reviews will now be scheduled according to their progress. I implemented a spaced repetition system with 10 levels spanning 5 minutes up to 180 days.
- Learning a new element now requires you to have learned its “constituents” so that it’s easier to come up with a mnemonic. For instance, if you would like to learn the kanji 輪 (ring), you would first have to learn 一 (one), 冊 (counter for books), 人 (person), 侖 (think), and 車 (car). This works for about 6k kanji. This requirement also applies to vocabulary like 昨日 (yesterday) where you first have to learn the kanji 昨 (previous) and 日 (day) respectively.
- And lots of other small improvements.
Merry X-Mas & Happy Holidays,