June 13th: The Kanji recognition tool is currently about 50% complete. I expect to put up a beta version within the next month or two.
June 23rd: Some minor improvements to the mobile search site have been made to reduce clutter and improve searching. I've also decided I would create a basic Google Chrome plugin for easy lookup.
July 6th: The JLect dictionary search has been slightly modified to improve English results and to allow for some Japanese misspellings. I also plan on soon integrating data from Wikipedia to complement the existing database.
August 7th: Since the last update, Wikidata has been integrated into the dictionary. The JLect Chrome plugin has been ported to Opera. And various modifications have been made in order to improve search results, especially for short words.
August 8th: The mobile interface has been updated to better match the changes brought to the regular interface. The JMdict should also be brought up to date within the next week, with improved sorting hopefully.
August 13th: The JMdict has been updated and some minor fixes have been made.
August 18th: A slight improvement to the sort order of JMdict results has been made. Hopefully it should now output better results for English queries.
October 5th: The entire forum software has been updated. It should work a lot better now!
December 2nd: 1) You can now report errors in JLect's entries or suggest modifications. 2) The dictionary will start suggesting results for user spelling mistakes (work in progress).
December 25th: Updated JMdict data and provided a minor fix for better sorting (hopefully).
January 1st 2014: (1) Brought some major changes to the layout of the JMdict data, as well as some speed improvements. (2) Updated the Wikidata.
March 26, 2016: Updated JMdict database.
April 21st 2014: (1) Minor bug fix for those using tablets or iPads. The layout should now be the same as desktop view. (2) The new layout designed is still being developed and refined, but there is progress being made.
- An updated website design that should be more legible. It'll also allow you to search for Kanji by radical or draw them on a canvas.
- Integration with the Tatoeba Project, to provide example sentences.
- Adjustments and updates to the JMdict data.
- Update of the Wikidata.
- Addition of the names dictionary (JMnedict).