© Brady Somerville, Adam Gamble, Cloves Carneiro Jr and Rida Al Barazi 2020
B. Somerville et al.Beginning Rails 6https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5716-6_17

17. Internationalization

Brady Somerville1 , Adam Gamble2, Cloves Carneiro Jr.3 and Rida Al Barazi4
(1)
Bowling Green, KY, USA
(2)
Gardendale, AL, USA
(3)
Hollywood, FL, USA
(4)
FONTHILL, ON, Canada
 

Internationalization in Rails used to be a complex task until Rails version 2.2 came out with internationalization and localization support built in. Since then, launching an application in another language or even multiple languages has become a relatively simple task.

What is internationalization, and why do we care? According to Wikipedia:

Internationalization is the process of designing a software application ...

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