Internationalization with Visual Basic

Internationalization with Visual Basic

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by Michael Kaplan
     
 

Internationalization with Visual Basic is designed to get the Visual Basic developer into the realm of applications that can run in different locales and even process data from multiple locales.

Internationalization with Visual Basic explains how to create a Visual Basic application that will support the international marketplace. The readers will learn the

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Internationalization with Visual Basic is designed to get the Visual Basic developer into the realm of applications that can run in different locales and even process data from multiple locales.

Internationalization with Visual Basic explains how to create a Visual Basic application that will support the international marketplace. The readers will learn the important differences between globalization, multinationalization, and localization and how each affects their application. The book explains these concepts in detail while teaching the reader how to build an international application in Visual Basic. Readers will learn the importance basic user interface issues as well as going beyond the default language setting to handle these global issues. Included at the end of the book is an extensive reference section that will include valuable resources and links, character references, language identifiers, and various currency, date, and calendar formats.

  • Specific topics covered will include:
  • Using calendars
  • Regional settings
  • Building localized applications
  • Handling localized resources with satellite DLLs
  • Handling external formats
  • Web interface issues
  • Extending ASP with components and services
  • Creating documentation and using HTML help

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This book/CD-ROM package explains how to create a Visual Basic application that will be accepted in the international marketplace. Sections discuss globalization issues such as calendars and user interface issues, multinationalization, building localized applications and handling localized resources, databases, Web interface issues, and application content and help systems. Includes 100 pages of reference tables. The CD-ROM contains code samples, tables, fonts that support various international characters, keyboard layouts, and demo versions of software for internationalization. Kaplan is owner and lead developer of a software consulting company. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780672319778
Publisher:
Sams
Publication date:
09/22/2000
Series:
Sams White Books Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
645
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.48(d)

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