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ZigZag, Inc. is a small, software development company founded in 1996
and located in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
ZigZag's products are all related to Hebrew-language support and/or learning,
both Internet-based and for mobile devices. The company's development efforts span:
- Hebrew in Hand:
ZigZag's newest and most technically sophisticated layout algorithms for fully
pointed Hebrew, implemented in Java for use on mobile devices and on the desktop. Multiple fonts
and font sizes, full Unicode Hebrew character set, implementation of the Unicode bidirectional
algorithm for ordering mixed left-to-right and right-to-left text, line wrap logic to fit text to the
particular display being used, and expandable text sections to make efficient use of limited screen
sizes on mobile devices.
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ZigZag's patented quiz generation system, with built-in Hebrew support. Prepare study
materials, then practice with five different types of interactive quizzes. Delivered as both a Java
applet and as a desktop application.
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ZigZag's original online technology showcase, featuring a variety of our popular and
unique Hebrew-based Java applets. Hebrew Keyboard Tutor Plus! provides a fun, simple-to-use
animated activity for learning to type the basic letters on the Israeli Hebrew keyboard, and includes a
simple text editor for typing Hebrew text and saving it as a PDF. It is the only online Hebrew
keyboard learning activity on the web. Hebrew for ME is a collection of drag-and-drop Hebrew
vocabulary activities for beginning students, and our Games page offers creative fun for younger
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