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Internationalisation (i18n)

Internationalization i18n

i18n (Internationalisation)

Internationalization (i18n) is the process of developing products in such a way that they can be localized for languages and cultures easily. 
Localization (L10n), refers to the process of adapting a product, application or document content to enable their usability in a particular linguistic or cultural market (a locale)
Benefits of Internationalization
  • Easier adaptation of software applications to multiple locales
  • Single, internationalized code base for all locales
  • Single code base means reduced time and cost of maintenance
  • Improved quality and code architecture
  • Reduced cost of ownership of multiple language/locale versions

Internationalization is a critical business process for any company producing multilingual products. It will not only save you cost and efforts, but can also open new unexplored markets for your products.

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