Java properties files

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Ensuring proper Java character encoding of byte streams

This article looks at Java character encoding challenges and how those can be tackled. The situation with Java character encoding Some time ago I wrote about a situation we are facing at LingoHub every day: If a user uploads a resource file or uses our Github & Bitbucket integration to import a file, we always have to find out the correct …

Java properties files

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i18n Resource File Formats: properties files comments

How is lingohub handling properties files comments? Here is another look at example resource files used in app localization in our ongoing series on file formats used in software localization here at lingohub and elsewhere. .properties files are commonly used in the Java world (and related platforms, for example they are used for the upcoming FirefoxOS apps). There is no …

lingohub.com mobile app localization

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i18n Resource File Formats

Here at LingoHub we support all the file formats commonly used in software internalization and localization. Some of these formats have well-defined standards, but for others we had to adopt best practices instead. After providing the general information concerning the file formats, we will describe each of them, one post per file format. If the format used by your application …

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Introducing “Export settings” for resource files

Programming holds a lot of pitfalls, character encodings and handling time are just two examples. Many of them exist only because of historical reasons, but still have to be handled today. Dealing with many different frameworks and programming languages means dealing with different requirements as well. At lingohub we always prefer a standard solution, but we know that sometimes you …

Mozilla Boot 2 Gecko

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Localizing FirefoxOS / Boot2Gecko / Gaia Apps with Lingohub

When Mozilla, makers of Firefox and Thunderbird, announced they would be getting into the mobile business, I personally found that a very interesting move. What Firefox did to the browser market in terms of market competition and user choice, I think Mozilla can also do to the mobile market. Enter FirefoxOS (aka Boot to Gecko / B2G), which is Mozilla’s …