Localized Silverlight V2 Beta2 SLTools released

You can check out the localized versions of Silverlight V2 Beta2 SilverlightTools at below links. Bits: http://download.microsoft.com/download/a/e/2/ae28ad37-d4f6-4258-87a0-8b76fcffbceb/silverlight_chainer.exe DMT page details: Japanese-Japan Bits http://download.microsoft.com/download/d/a/2/da2faa08-a79a-43d3-8c08-a66935f55d7d/silverlight_chainer.exe DMT page details: Chinese – China   Bits http://download.microsoft.com/download/4/2/d/42dbaf5f-fd20-4024-a192-3114b5494890/silverlight_chainer.exe DMT page details: Chinese – Taiwan   Bits http://download.microsoft.com/download/f/7/1/f714e41e-d3fa-485a-af44-5dc366df4e19/silverlight_chainer.exe DMT page details: Korean – Korea   Bits  http://download.microsoft.com/download/f/2/a/f2a30afb-0c61-41ce-99f4-579d96a60c79/silverlight_chainer.exe DMT page details: German –…

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Silverlight V2 Beta2 Globalization readme

CurrentCulture and CurrentUICulture values are not isolated when hosting multiple Silverlight controls on the same pageIf you host multiple Silverlight controls on the same web page, setting the CurrentCulture and/or CurrentUICulture values in one control will affect the values in all other controls on the page.The CurrentCulture and CurrentUICultures can be initialized via the <object>…

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Globalization Of The Testing Process

Globalization Of The Test -Goals   •Globalization -property of the functionality, not an application’s feature •Functions must be tested for globalization •Globalized test covers •Multilingual text handling •Processing of multiple scripts •Proper handling of encodings •Locale awareness •Following the locale or user’s settings http://download.microsoft.com/download/d/9/a/d9a0bfd9-faa5-4f36-80c2-e8a87bc67aab/A24-367.pdf

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How to Set CurrentCulture, CurrentUICulture

Explicitly p  Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentUICulture = new CultureInfo(“ja”) p  Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture = new CultureInfo(“ja-JP”) p  Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture = CultureInfo.CreateSpecificCulture(Request.UserLanguages(0)) p  Within an individual API that takes a culture n  Str = DateTime.Now.ToString(cultureInfo); You must use a specific culture to initialize the CurrentCulture property. The CurrentCulture property expects a culture that is associated with both a language and a region, such…

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Silverlight V2 Beta2- Japanese version released

  Silverlight Runtime and Developer Runtime skus are multilingual packages, but Silverlight Tools Beta2 has different language skus. Silverlight Tools Beta2 Chainer has multilingual Developer Runtime, Japanese Silverlight SDK, and Japanese Silverlight Tools.   check them out at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=50A9EC01-267B-4521-B7D7-C0DBA8866434&displaylang=ja. Silverlight Tools Beta 2 for Visual Studio 2008 includes: Visual Basic and C# Project templates Intellisense and code generators for XAML…

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NetFX 3.5 langpack

What is .net framework 3.5 langpack? Users would need to have .net framework 3.5 core package installed in order to install langpack. .net framework 3.5 core package can be downloaded from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=333325FD-AE52-4E35-B531-508D977D32A6&displaylang=en. If user wants to install Japanese .net framework 3.5 langpack, it can be downloaded from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=C78987B9-97F4-455F-BEE7-F6BFA4AD774E&displaylang=ja The langpack installs resource files so that users…

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Visual Studio 2008 Japanese Editions are published and available to MSDN subscribers worldwide.

Below Japanese Visual Studio skus are available to MSDN subscribers. Good news for customers who use JPN versions of Visual Studio!   MSDN Library for Visual Studio 2008 Visual Studio 2008 Express Editions Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition Visual Studio 2008 Standard Edition Visual Studio Team System 2008 Architecture Edition Visual Studio Team System 2008…

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http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/ site

This site has contents that describe overview of Silverlight product, steps to install/uninstall Silverlight, partners, Tools & Resources. Most of the contents are localized to languages matching Vista language list. Users can install Silverlight v1.0 from this site, and once SL v1.0 installs, the website rendering will show differently since this website uses xaml and…

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Silverlight v1.0 download available on Microsoft Update.

If you have localized Windows, then you can go to Microsoft Update (you can click ‘Microsoft update’ tab at Windows update site), and select ‘Custom’ install. It will list Silverlight as install option. This is currently Silverlight v1.0, and the description shows localized strings as the install option is provided on localized Microsoft Update site….

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