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Start Here!™ Fundamentals of Microsoft® .NET Programming by Rod Stephens

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Chapter 12. Globalization

In this chapter:

  • Globalization terminology

  • Culture codes

  • Locale-specific text and symbols

  • Localizing user interfaces in Microsoft Visual Studio

  • Locale-specific formats

  • Culture-aware .NET functions

IN RECENT YEARS, PARTICULARLY WITH THE exponential growth of the Internet, the world is much smaller than it used to be. A program that you write and post online today can be in use all over the world in a matter of hours.

Some applications are really usable only locally, but for many applications, it makes sense to create versions that can run globally. Sometimes it takes only a little extra work to make a program usable in many countries. If you post such an application and there is enough demand for it in a particular region, you ...

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