Fragments 2017

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Breaking The Language Barrier With Your App

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Adwait Vyas

@adwaitvyas

Language affects users’ experiences—and our apps’ success. It’s time developers (and not just designers) consider localization a part of their job. This talk sheds light on localization from an Android developer’s perspective and calls attention to the problems and the solutions that are in place.
This talk is aimed at Android developers of all shapes and sizes, irrespective of their level of technical expertise.

Outline

  • Why translate?
  • Why translate on Android?
  • How?
    • Concatenation is thy enemy
    • Format strings
    • Plurals
  • Anecdotes

Speaker bio

Android Developer at SocialCops
Quality enthusiast

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