Display Arabic Native Digits in Silverlight

Several Arabic countries do not use 1,2,3 .. etc.. They use Indic digits ١,٢,٣… etc.  Silverlight 4, doesn’t display Arabic native digits, by default. However, there is a workaround to convert the digits yourself from Arabic-English (1,2,3..) digits to Arabic-Indic (١,٢,٣…) digits. This is possible because Silverlight supports Unicode. The Arabic-Indic numbers are available in…


Visual Studio 2010 International Survey Launched!

The Microsoft Global Developer eXperience team has prepared a survey to collect your feedback on how you use Visual Studio 2010. If you have ever used Visual Studio 2010, please feel free to take this survey; the survey questions are available in various languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Simplified Chinese…

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Team Foundation Internationalization (Part 2)

  Last time  I wrote some considerations related to the UI Language of Team Foundation (both Server and Client). This time I am going to talk about Locale-related aspects, always with respect to TFS. Online you will find many definitions of Locale (including here ) so I won’t repeat that. In this context, I’ll consider…

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Team Foundation Internationalization (Part 1)

In this blog, you will most often find posts on topics related to a particular technology, runtime or platform, but today and in some future related posts, I’d like to talk about the world-readiness aspects of one of our products – Team Foundation Server. In the past 6 years (time flies when you are having…

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