This course teaches you the basics of localization and internationalization in the context of mobile app development with Xamarin.Forms. You will learn how to write an app for the global market and how to test it.
How do you write an mobile app that supports multiple languages and cultures? What issues will you need to resolve? In this course, Xamarin.Forms: Localization, you will delve into the basics of localization and how to implement it with Xamarin.Forms. First, you will learn what localization is and why your app should be localized. Next, you will see how to implement localization with your app and how to use machine translation tools to provide a stepping stone to using professional translation services. Finally, you will explore how to test your app with multiple languages and regions. When you have completed this course, you will skills and knowledge of how localize your app so that it can be sold through the app stores through out the world.
Chris is a mobile and web developer who enjoys writing about the development experience. He is a Microsoft MVP and Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer. Chris runs the Tech Valley .NET User Group and is active with local and regional code camps.
Course Overview (Music) Hi everyone. My name is Chris Miller, and welcome to my course, Xamarin.Forms : Localization. I am a software architect at Tyler Technologies and a Microsoft MVP for development technologies. This course will introduce you to the concepts of localization and how to use them with Xamarin.Forms so that your apps will be ready for a global market. Some of the topics that we will cover include why to localize your app, how to translate your text, working with right-to-left languages, using the multilingual app toolkit for generating machine translations, and how to handle platform-specific tasks. By the end of this course, you will know the basics of how to localize a Xamarin.Forms app and how to use machine translation as a starting point for translating your text resources. You don't need to be an expert with Xamarin.Forms, but you should have some experience with it before watching this course. I hope that you will join me on this course for Xamarin.Forms : Localization, at Pluralsight.