Globalizing Applications

 

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Globalization is the process of designing and developing a software product that functions for multiple cultures. This section applies to both Windows Forms and Web Forms pages.

Culture-Specific Classes for Global Windows Forms and Web Forms
Discusses classes that format dates, time, numbers, currency, and other information according to the culture setting.

Globalizing Windows Forms
Provides links to Help pages about globalization of Windows Forms.

Globalization and Localization
Provides links to Help pages about globalization of Web Forms pages.

Introduction to International Applications Based on the .NET Framework
Discusses the essential concepts about developing software for an international market using Visual Basic or Visual C#.

Best Practices for Developing World-Ready Applications
Provides information on programming for an international audience, such as design issues and terminology.

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