World-Ready Development - Globalization - Localization

World-Ready Development - Globalization - Localization

This is a collection of World-Ready development resources (also known as "Globalization and Localizability" resources).
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The http://aka.ms/wrwiki short URL points to this page.



General Articles and Resources

Technology Specific Resources

Windows Store apps

Windows Phone

 

MUI (Multilingual User Interface)

Key Concepts

  • Learn - on MSDN GoGlobal
  • Get World-Ready (MSDN) - Guidelines and best practices for dealing with global software development.
  • Globalization Step-by-Step (MSDN) - Detailed articles to help application developers understand what it takes to "globalize" an application.
  • API References (MSDN) - API documentation related to globalization and internationalization.
  • Technical Reference (MSDN) - Information about keyboards, languages, locales, codepages, and other necessary information to enable international features of Windows family operating systems.
  • Frequently Asked Questions (MSDN) - Here you'll find answers to common questions over a broad range of internationalization, globalization, and localization topics.

Tools & Methods

  • Babel - A Unicode String Generator Tool (testingMentor.com)
  • Tools and Utilities (MSDN) - Tools for developing and testing world-ready applications
  • Language Quality Game (aka LQG) - A tool used by internal Microsoft Teams to allow the community to preview Screen Shots of products in various languages

Misc articles related to World-Ready development

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  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 15. Comment: added •Stupid in any language (a few points on World Readiness from I. M. Wright’s “Hard Code” blog)

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 14. Comment: Added link to W3C International Blog Articles

  • Richard Mueller edited Revision 13. Comment: Removed (en-US) from title, added tags

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 12. Comment: fixed broken link to MAT

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 11. Comment: Added Windows Store app info

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 10. Comment: Added link to "Localized names for Administrator account in Windows"

  • Richard Mueller edited Revision 9. Comment: Fixed duplicate <a name> tags in HTML

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 7. Comment: added short URL

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 6. Comment: Add "quick search" - links to articles by tags

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 5. Comment: SEO tweaks - new title

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  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 2. Comment: Added link to "Babel" - A Unicode String Generator Tool by BJ Rollison

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 3. Comment: Added pointer to Windows MUI KC and more resources under "Key concepts"

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 4. Comment: Added link to the Language Quality Game

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 5. Comment: SEO tweaks - new title

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 6. Comment: Add "quick search" - links to articles by tags

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 7. Comment: added short URL

  • Richard Mueller edited Revision 9. Comment: Fixed duplicate <a name> tags in HTML

  • Good Article.

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 10. Comment: Added link to "Localized names for Administrator account in Windows"

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 11. Comment: Added Windows Store app info

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 12. Comment: fixed broken link to MAT

  • Richard Mueller edited Revision 13. Comment: Removed (en-US) from title, added tags

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 14. Comment: Added link to W3C International Blog Articles

  • Bruno Lewin - MSFT edited Revision 15. Comment: added •Stupid in any language (a few points on World Readiness from I. M. Wright’s “Hard Code” blog)

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