Achim Ruopp

Tales from the Crossroads of Internationalization and .NET

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    A new vocation

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    After helping to ship Visual Studio 2005 , making sure it can be used around the world (sorry, this took up a lot of my time and I didn't blog much in the last couple of months) I felt that the time was ripe for a new challenge - pursuing a masters degree...
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    Internationalization virtual track at Tech·Ed 2005

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    This year at Tech·Ed 2005 in Orlando, FL, USA we will not only have individual sessions covering internationalization, but a whole virtual track ! We have everything from pre-conference sessions covering the basics for someone getting started to in-depth...
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    Upcoming presentations at the 27th Internationalization and Unicode Conference

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    The program for the 27th Internationalization and Unicode Conference (in Berlin on April 6-8) was just published. I am going to present two talks on the improvements for the development of globalized and multi-lingual applications in Visual Studio 2005...
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    Whitepaper on ASP.NET 2.0 Localization Features

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    Michele wrote a thorough whitepaper about our new ASP.NET 2.0 localization functionality. Great job! Thanks for the kudos ! She also did a webcast on the same topic last week - mainly focusing on ASP.NET 1.x, but also covering the new features for v2...
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    Managed Resources on MSDN TV

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    Ahmed and Brian are talking about using managed resources on MSDN TV . Resources and localization are of course joined at the hip, so you might want to check this out.
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    Localization of command line applications

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    The command prompt in Windows has a number of limitations when it comes to dealing with Unicode – it does not support complex scripts (like Arabic, Hebrew, Indic languages), the raster font selected by default depends on the system locale and only supports...
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    Language and alphabet trees for Indo-European languages

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    Via Jon Udell diagrams of language and alphabet trees for Indo-European languages - interesting. I wonder if something like this is available for other language families.
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    Internationalization Sessions at Tech·Ed 2004 Europe

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    If you are going to Amsterdam next week and are interested in globalization/localization check out these sessions: DEV392: “.NET Framework: Building Applications with Globalization in Mind“ by Michele Leroux Bustamante giving architectural...
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    Non-English TV Ads in the US

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    Yesterday in the morning I saw a new Cisco ad on TV advertising their newest color IP phone - in Italian with English subtitles. It seems to be a trend these days to do non-English ads. Does this mean the US becomes more multi-lingual now? Beats me, the...
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    New MSDN article on writing world-ready .NET CF applications

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    Christian Forsberg wrote an article on how to create multi-lingual and globalized .NET CF applications. Nice. The sample application looks a bit similar to the WorldClock sample application I wrote a while ago, but of course with more info and without...
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    i18n

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    I've been playing with the idea to blog for a while - now I'm in it and it wasn't too difficult to get started. I think the hardest thing is to consider what to blog about. I plan to blog about the thing I care about most in computing - internationalization...
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