Don’t Get it Wrong: Tips for Improving Localization

@jeremywsherman: Internationalization is hard. If you’ve always lived where you have to travel to another continent to encounter something other than your local monoculture (hello, many fellow Americans), it’s even harder. Perhaps it should be no surprise then that everyone gets it wrong. Over and over, I see the same amateur mistakes. Two seconds spent using your app in some locale other than the one you developed in would make you go, “Oh. Crap.”

  1. Unfortunately, it is still wrong to think that converting currency is just a matter of a NumberFormatter issue. Exchange rates can change daily.

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