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12. Unicode, Internationalization, and Currency Codes

Josh Juneau

(1)Hinckley, Illinois, USA

The Java platform provides a rich set of internationalization features to help you create applications that can be used across the world. The platform provides the means to localize your applications, format dates and numbers in a variety of culturally appropriate formats, and display characters used in dozens of writing systems.

This chapter describes only some of the most frequent and common tasks that programmers must perform when developing internationalized applications. Because new features have been added to the Java language with regard to its abstraction of languages and ...

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