Globalization and Localization Issues
Visual Studio .NET 2003
When developing world-ready applications, application architects must consider numerous factors, such as languages issues and string-related issues.
In This Section
- Language Issues
- Describes how language issues are the result of differences in how languages around the world differ in display, alphabets, grammar, and syntactical rules.
- Formatting Issues
- Describes how formatting issues are the primary source of discrepancies when working with applications originally written for another language or culture/locale.
- String-Related Issues
- Describes how string resources include the text that appears in an application's user interface.
- User Interface Issues
- Provides information about designing world-ready UI elements.
- Planning World-Ready Applications
- Provides key information on making your application world-ready.
- Microsoft Global Software Development Site (http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/)
- Provides extensive reference material (including code page assignments, keyboard layouts and a glossary) and a number of articles dealing with developing world-ready software.
- Visual Studio .NET Partner Resources Site (http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/partners/default.asp)
- Provides a link to Visual Studio .NET Localization Partners who can assist you with your application localization needs.