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Advanced JavaServer Pages™ by David M. Geary

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Chapter 8. I18N

Topics in this Chapter

  • Unicode

  • Charsets

  • Locales

  • Resource Bundles

    • List Resource Bundles

    • Property Resource Bundles

    • Multiple Resource Bundles

  • Formatting Locale-Sensitive Information

  • Browser Language Preferences

    • Detecting Locales

    • Locating Resource Bundles

  • Custom Tags

    • A Message Tag

    • A Format Tag

At the end of the 20th century, with the World Wide Web in its infancy, most web sites are in English, but that's starting to change as more web sites offer content in multiple languages. Web sites that adapt to a reader's native language and customs have an obvious competitive advantage over those that do not.

This chapter is concerned with internationalization—often abbreviated as to i18n— and localization, which is sometimes referred to as l10n.[1] Internationalization ...

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