LightSwitch How To: Change the Run-Time Language

Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 was released in a limited set of languages, but the runtime is localized in more than 40 languages, namely: Arabic, Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (United States), Estonian, Finish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish,…


WR Series: Windows Forms Localizability and Localization

This week Garrett McGowan, a Senior PM from the Developer Division GDX team, provides background information on Windows Forms Localization and Localizability concepts, including the use of Auto Layout techniques. The video includes a live demo showing the concepts being used in practice, through the creation of a fully-localizable sample application using Visual Studio. We…


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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Introduction to Software Globalization and Localization

More and more the world is proving to be a smaller place. When you publish your Internet site, you are likely to have visitors from all over the world and not only your country. The same goes with your client applications, users might be spread from testers in Holland, developers in India, support center in…