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Localization resource file formats: A beginner’s guide

All localization resource file formats have one thing in common: they are all supported by LingoHub. Different platforms require different approaches to making your software world-ready (i18n), so there is a myriad of resource file formats in the localization (L10N) world that you need to be familiar with as a developer. This becomes especially relevant if you develop applications that …

CEO and founder of Lingohub. Envisioning a multilingual digital world. Email me if you have questions about how Lingohub can help you take your products global.

Helmut Development 2 Comments

How to: Importing comments and LingoChecks from translation resource files

When a translation resource file is uploaded to LingoHub, its content is analyzed and the translation texts are being parsed. Additionally, comments describing the translations are processed and saved. It also works in the opposite direction: the extra data added to a translation while using LingoHub is exported back as a comment preceding that translation in the resource file you download. The comments …

CEO and founder of Lingohub. Envisioning a multilingual digital world. Email me if you have questions about how Lingohub can help you take your products global.

Helmut Development 3 Comments

Ruby: ensure_encoding to ensure your encoding

Consider following situation: you receive a file, either from your drive or from HTTP, and you have no clue what encoding was used for the content of this file. Nothing is stored with the content that indicates the encoding. Even scanning the file’s content doesn’t help to derive the encoding. It is just a series of bits and bytes. Every byte maps …