Join Dennis Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Considering legal implications, part of Localization for Developers.
- When releasing a product in another country,…it's very important to understand what laws…you and your product are going to be held to.…In the end, the world is large,…legislation changes all the time,…and I'm not a legal expert.…The point at this stage is to gather as much…information as you can about how practical…it's going to be to localize, and what…the major obstacles and limitations are.…The first question you should ask applies…to almost all developers, and that's:…Does the targeted country have…any restrictions on data storage?…In many countries, there's legislation…about your responsibility in obtaining a user's consent…to store any of their personal information,…what information you can store, and how you can use it.…
Depending on the country, this covers everything…from personally identifiable information,…like names, addresses and birthdays,…all the way down to information like…gender, ethnic heritage, and in some countries,…even their opinions, including political affiliation.…The rule here is: just because…
- 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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