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Alpha testing has started

Noticed this update appear this morning (GMT): https://incubator.duolingo.com/courses/hi/en/status

Haven't seen anyone mention it and there seems to be quite a few here that are interested.

The update suggests that they have selected their Alpha testers from a pool of Contributor applicants.

April 12, 2018



Wow, this is a rather surprising turn of events, seeing that the previous update indicated applications would be accepted from a discussion thread they would specifically create. I guess they decided to go with all fluent or bilingual testers, rather than including a few absolute beginners as most alpha tests do. Still though, we are one step closer to beta now, so I can't complain! Wishing the contributors and testers good luck and smooth progress!


Wonderful! I wonder how long the alpha testing period will last?


Definitely a few weeks absolute minimum, but they could take two months and still make the current release date, as long as no technical problems come up. Who knows, they might even beat Indonesian!


Awesome. Alpha-testers with Hindi experience will probably help get the course to Beta quicker. Excited to see the course. Good luck smoothing out the course alpha-testers!


Brilliant news! Finally, kuch kuch hota hai...

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    Holy crap! An update!? In the Incubator!? What is this madness!!??

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