Tag: best practices

Minimum Viable Product: Globalization

Yes, been waiting to get a Silicon Valley-style allusion to MVP (Minimum Viable Product) into a blog post for ages. And now, thanks to Java and Android guru and i18n veteran John O’Conner (@joconner), here it is: The Absolute Minimum You Need to Know About Internationalization A simple, straightforward and understandable list of the key things...

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Don't Translate, Won't Translate

How do you indicate non-translatable parts of a translatable string? I’m interested in your best practises and advice. Let’s assume the file format concerned is XML, and XLIFF at that. And let’s also assume these source strings are in English and must be optimized for as much translation automation as possible (MT, TM, other string...

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