Chapter 19. Globalization and Localization

In many cases, you must develop an application that will be used internationally across multiple cultural and language boundaries. Designing an application to be adaptable to different cultures can require considerably more planning than an application that is not culturally aware, but the necessary investment of time can reap great benefits because it is much harder to retrofit culture-related refinements to an already complete application. In this chapter, we’ll explore the features of the .NET Compact Framework that make it possible to build international solutions.

The title of this chapter is "Chapter 19," and it’s worth spending some time defining these two terms. Globalization refers to an application ...

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