The Developer Conference

Software Internationalization : Why & How

Submitted by Subin Siby (@subins2000) on Jun 30, 2019

👩🏾‍💻 Open Software 🗺️ Open Data 📱 App Development 🖥️ Web Development 🗺️ Accessibility Status: Confirmed


A developer oriented take on localizing softwares, how to do it, & how others can contribute to


  • Why localization ?
  • How to enable your software to be localized i.e Internationalization
  • Internationalization APIs/Libraries in different stacks : Python, Android, PHP, WordPress
  • How to manage different localizations with ease
  • How to help others contribute easily to your software with localization (setting up tools for localization)


  • Laptop preferably (not required)
  • Having a phone with you will be nice
  • മലയാളം അറിയുന്നതും നന്നായിരിക്കും :)

Speaker bio

  • FOSS developer since 13 years old
  • KDE Malayalam localization maintainer
  • Member of GNOME Malayalam localization team
  • Volunteer for SMC (Swathanthra Malayalam Computing)
  • Lead, FOSSers VAST :



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