Fabrice is creating Kanji Koohii
32

patrons

$142
per month
Kanji Koohii is a web application designed to help you remember the kanji(part of the Japanese language).

  • Edit and share kanji mnemonics with the community
  • Review with kanji flashcards and Spaced Repetition(SRS)
  • Track your progress through the RTK lessons
  • Easy to use on desktop, phone and tablet

Kanji Koohii is currently optimized for James Heisig's Remembering the Kanji (“RTK”), and features the RTK index and keywords with permission (there are plans to add other indexes such as KKLD).

The Study pages support the entire CJK Unified Ideograph range (approx. 20000+ characters) including rare kanji as well as the simplified and traditional Chinese characters.

 Why Patreon? 

I created Kanji Koohii in mid 2005, and have been maintaining and developing it since then in my spare time. Your support is important to keep the website running for years to come.

Kanji Koohii is a totally free service. As a patron, you are really supporting the whole community!

Support the website running costs. After all these years taking care of the site I'd like to see the community support the hosting & maintenance costs (+ the Koohii forum administration and maintenance). Also includes yearly domain renewals and secure certificates (HTTPS).

Support the Open Source project
. Creating and maintaining a public repository is a significant time investment on top of maintaining the website. In 2017 I put a lot of time into moving the website code to an open source repository.

Moral support :)  It's important for me to see the community support the website. These days unfortunately I get very few emails. Maybe it's because it's the age of Twitter & Facebook? I don't know... But in any case, seeing your support on Patreon is very meaningful.

 About the Open Source repository 

You can follow Kanji Koohii on Github. Post bugs and suggestions on the issues list. You can star the project as this could improve the public profile and help with contributions. You can also watch the project if you are interested in the development to get notifications about open/closed issues and comments.


With that said here is an overview of some things I hope we can achieve this year. 
  • Moving to HTTPS encryption (secure website & login) DONE
  • Improve the API for 3rd party apps like Kanji Ryokucha (more or less done)
  • Improve the open source repository and documentation
  • Misc features & fixes
    - a Spaced Repetition Settings page to customize the SRS
    - "Smart dictionary " that highlight entries made of known kanji
    - various bug fixes and tweaks
  • Misc usability enhancements and fixes, see UX Misc Imrovements milestone


Rewards
Backer
$5 or more per month 25 patrons
Thank you for backing Kanji Koohii !

Note There are no rewards yet but this will be the level at which Patron rewards (aka "perks") are enabled onto the website. Send me your suggestions for perks!

To link your account got to "Account Settings" page and authorize Koohii securely via Patreon.
Goals
$50 – reached! per month
HTTPS Encryption (SSL)
This goal adds the costs for an upgrade of the hosting plan and a multi-domain SSL certificate for one year (converted to a monthly cost). The multi-domain SSL includes 3 domains which is just enough for : main site, forum and testing subdomains.

HTTPS encryption will provide a more secure login if you use the website on public networks. A more secure API for third party apps. It also helps with search engines since Google has decided to promote https websites.
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Kanji Koohii is a web application designed to help you remember the kanji(part of the Japanese language).

  • Edit and share kanji mnemonics with the community
  • Review with kanji flashcards and Spaced Repetition(SRS)
  • Track your progress through the RTK lessons
  • Easy to use on desktop, phone and tablet

Kanji Koohii is currently optimized for James Heisig's Remembering the Kanji (“RTK”), and features the RTK index and keywords with permission (there are plans to add other indexes such as KKLD).

The Study pages support the entire CJK Unified Ideograph range (approx. 20000+ characters) including rare kanji as well as the simplified and traditional Chinese characters.

 Why Patreon? 

I created Kanji Koohii in mid 2005, and have been maintaining and developing it since then in my spare time. Your support is important to keep the website running for years to come.

Kanji Koohii is a totally free service. As a patron, you are really supporting the whole community!

Support the website running costs. After all these years taking care of the site I'd like to see the community support the hosting & maintenance costs (+ the Koohii forum administration and maintenance). Also includes yearly domain renewals and secure certificates (HTTPS).

Support the Open Source project
. Creating and maintaining a public repository is a significant time investment on top of maintaining the website. In 2017 I put a lot of time into moving the website code to an open source repository.

Moral support :)  It's important for me to see the community support the website. These days unfortunately I get very few emails. Maybe it's because it's the age of Twitter & Facebook? I don't know... But in any case, seeing your support on Patreon is very meaningful.

 About the Open Source repository 

You can follow Kanji Koohii on Github. Post bugs and suggestions on the issues list. You can star the project as this could improve the public profile and help with contributions. You can also watch the project if you are interested in the development to get notifications about open/closed issues and comments.


With that said here is an overview of some things I hope we can achieve this year. 
  • Moving to HTTPS encryption (secure website & login) DONE
  • Improve the API for 3rd party apps like Kanji Ryokucha (more or less done)
  • Improve the open source repository and documentation
  • Misc features & fixes
    - a Spaced Repetition Settings page to customize the SRS
    - "Smart dictionary " that highlight entries made of known kanji
    - various bug fixes and tweaks
  • Misc usability enhancements and fixes, see UX Misc Imrovements milestone


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Rewards
Backer
$5 or more per month 25 patrons
Thank you for backing Kanji Koohii !

Note There are no rewards yet but this will be the level at which Patron rewards (aka "perks") are enabled onto the website. Send me your suggestions for perks!

To link your account got to "Account Settings" page and authorize Koohii securely via Patreon.