Localization

Spreadsheets for localization: One step forward, two steps back

Here’s a familiar scenario in the translation industry: a company wants to offer its products or services in many languages; a project team is assembled to support the localization project; translators accept the project’s terms and deadlines; developers extract...

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Agile localization: The complete guide

In the world of software development, localization used to be an afterthought. Product teams would focus on the design and development of the product. Only when the product is complete the need for localization arises. In today’s world, software...

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How to choose the right Language Service Provider (LSP) or Translation Agency (TA)

Here it is – your business, proudly built from scratch and on the verge of going global. Whether it’s an e-commerce store, an app, or software, you’re ready to set the course for international growth. But there’s just one...

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Localization: 5 focus points

So, you’ve decided to go global. All that is left to do is just localize the interface and then you are all set. At first glance, it might seem that translating a bunch of sentences is something very easy...

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6 Things to remember when localizing mobile apps

Localizing mobile apps has become a necessity for any developer who wants to make the most out of their products. Releasing an app in just one language in general is not a smart move anymore, especially when trying to...

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Localization workflow: best practices

In the localization of any software including websites and web apps, mobile apps, games, IoT and standalone software, there is no continuous, logical document similar to articles and books. Instead, there are hundreds or thousands of words/phrases which by...

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Android localization: Step-by-step

You may be building your first Android app or you may already have a few. Why are you creating them? Hopefully, you want your apps to grow and be used worldwide. But most of the world does not speak...

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iOS localization: Step-by-step

The process of localization is sometimes tedious and unorganized. Lokalise helps you solve this problem. In this tutorial, we’ll focus on enabling localization in your application and adding, managing and integrating localizations in your project. This tutorial is based...

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