In this chapter:
Locale-specific text and symbols
Localizing user interfaces in Microsoft Visual Studio
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 ...