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MacTech Article: Creating Dashboard Widget that Supports Localization

Creating a Dashboard Widget that Supports Localization

by Mihalis Tsoukalos
Aug, 2010 Issue


Article Synopsis

As your potential Widget audience may be the whole world, it will be worthwhile to think about localizing the Widgets that you create. Localization is the process of including more than one language for every message or text that appears inside your own Widgets. This article shows you a Widget that implements the following simple task: it just displays the spelling of numbers 1, 2 and 3, supporting English, French and Greek localizations.




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