Node.js is currently being translated into 33 languages. I´m contributing to making this project accessible to the Spanish speaking community online.
The terminology of the text translated is mostly related to computer science and programming.
Here are some of the concepts I learned while working on my first contribution for Node.js:
1 . Callback:
A callback function, also known as a higher-order function, is a function that is passed to another function as a parameter, and the callback function is called (or executed) inside the otherFunction. A callback function is essentially a pattern (an established solution to a common problem), and therefore, the use of a callback function is also known as a callback pattern.
2 . Addon:
Plug-in (computing), a piece of software which enhances another software application and usually cannot be run independently.
3 . Compile:
A compiler is computer software that transforms computer code written in one programming language (the source language) into another programming language (the target language). Compilers are a type of translator that support digital devices, primarily computers.
4 . Array:
In programming, a series of objects all of which are the same size and type. Each object in an array is called an array element. For example, you could have an array of integers or an array of characters or an array of anything that has a defined data type.
The project's source language is English and it was translated into Spanish.
Besides collaborating as a translator for Open Source Projects on Crowdin I also work as a Freelance Translator for a law firm in the US, I've been working for that company for 7 months, translating sworn statements and legal documents from English to Spanish and viceversa.
Open Source Projects I've worked on and contributed as a translator:
5 . Node.js
Number of words translated on this project so far:
Part 1: 1016.
Proof of Authorship
(Words translated on this contribution for Node.js)