CHAPTER 7

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Internationalization

One of the great things about web applications is that they are really easy to distribute to a lot of people. When deploying web applications to a broad audience, often the applications need to adapt and behave differently under certain circumstances. For example, when a request from Spain is made to a web application, the application may want to display messages to the user in Spanish, but the same application will want to render messages in English if the request comes from New York. The adaptations made by the application may involve more complexity than simply displaying different versions of text. An application ...

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