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.NET Common Language Runtime Unleashed by Kevin Burton

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Summary

This chapter laid the foundation for building an international application. It is important to start the design of an international application early on in the development process.

Retrofitting code for localization and globalization is difficult. You discovered the differences between the many different file formats that are common with an international application. You learned some of the standards that the .NET Framework supports as far as specifying cultural identity. You also learned how to use the ResourceManager class along with satellite assemblies to make building and maintaining an international application that much easier.

In addition, you explored CultureInfo and RegionInfo classes that encapsulate a great deal of cultural ...

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