Recently, I had the need to take the journey into building Web applications for multiple languages. Internationalization - i18n for short (there are 18 letters between the "i" and the "n" in "internationalization") - is the process of building Web applications for multiple languages and/or locales. The W3C defines internationalization as "proposing and coordinating any techniques, conventions, guidelines and activities within the W3C and together with other organizations that allow and make it easy to use W3C technology worldwide, with different languages, scripts, and cultures."

While this definition is good and comprehensive I needed to only focus on a specific level of internationalization. This article describes the application I was working with, the pitfalls that I ran into, and the solutions that I found to make my application work.

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This entry was posted by Aaron West on June 3, 2003 at 4:22 PM. It was filed in the following categories: Programming. It has been viewed 6257 times and has 1 comments.

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  1. Developing web application useful for us lot of apps there in the market