Globalization and Localization

There are opportunities to market your Windows app in nearly 240 Windows marketplaces. The target audiences vary in culture, region, and language. Your app’s users may be located anywhere in the world. They may speak different languages—or even multiple languages. As an application developer, it is necessary for you to adapt your application for several languages, markets, cultures, and regions. Globalization means making your application culture, language, and region aware. Localization is the ability to localize certain aspects of your app to the culture in which it is running; for example, date, number, ...

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