Development

Supporting Arab (and other languages) in your web apps


Azure A July 19, 2018 11:40 am - 12:40 pm

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Gil Faria

When we talk about internationalization and localization of a web application today, we consider these, business as usual – there is nothing new.

But what is it like to support the Arabic language in our applications?
Is it enough to translate, change the font, change the direction of the text and the images?

We must change the User Interface, the code, some processes, and even some tools. We will also have to change our way of thinking and the way we look at our application.

In this session, we will see some of the problems that arise, a few details that we think make no difference (but do!) and some recommendations to prepare your application for the Arabic language and culture.