In one of the previous tutorials we have discussed how to introduce support for I18n into Rails apps. Today we will continue covering back-end frameworks and talk about localization of Phoenix applications with the help of Gettext. You might not have heard about Phoenix before, so let me say a couple of words about it. This is a server-side MVC framework written in Elixir, which is a functional programming language working on Erlang virtual machine. The framework itself is quite young but still it is very promising thanks to the Erlang’s and Elixir’s features. It is very fast, scalable, and concurrency-oriented which is really important for heavy loaded applications.
Tag: App localization
Localizing mobile apps has become a necessity for any developer who wants to make the most out of their products. Releasing an app in English or just one language in general and keeping it at that, like many devs used to do years ago, is not a smart move anymore, especially when trying to access a global market.