Encoding and Localization in the .NET Compact Framework

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You can develop your smart device application to be world-ready so it can accommodate localized regional and user interface data. The .NET Compact Framework supports globalization for smart device applications with few limitations. Globalization and local requirements are best addressed early in the design phase of your application.

See the topic "Deploying Device Solutions to End Users" in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 for instructions on packaging the device applications.

Localization Considerations for Devices

Describes culture and globalization support provided by the .NET Compact Framework.

Resource Localization

Describes providing resources for specific cultures including localized exception strings.

How to: Get Culture Information

Shows how to use the CultureInfo object.

Encoding and Localization

Explains the extensive support the full .NET Framework provides for developing international applications.