Join Dennis Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing your locale in iOS, part of Localization for Developers.
- For testing localized IOS applications,…I would highly recommend that you do your testing…on an actual device, and not just in a simulator.…For IOS, there aren't any applications or solutions…for testing just one application in a target locale.…You'll need to actually come into the Settings,…and change your System Display Language.…Now here under General,…and I recommend that you memorize this icon,…there's an option down towards the bottom,…that says Language and Region.…
I would recommend that you familiarize yourself…with the exact structure and order of these menus…so that you can change your language…back to English when you need to.…I'm gonna choose Language and Region here,…and I can choose a different iPhone language.…Here I'm going to go ahead and choose Japanese.…When I click Done, it's going to ask for confirmation.…And then it's going to restart the phone…and reinitialize the applications in a new language.…
Now in my own experience,…this can sometimes leave some applications…a little confused as to which language…
- Timing internationalization and localization efforts
- Researching localization targets
- Evaluating and localizing text
- Internationalizing media
- Converting to Unicode
- Supporting right-to-left languages
- Working with translators
- Testing your localization
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introducing Internationalization and Localization
2. Internationalizing Content
Internationalizing media9m 25s
3. Internationalizing a GUI
4. Managing Localization
5. Modifying Your Quality-Assurance Strategy
Next steps2m 43s
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