By Bert Esselink, Shiera O'Brien, Arjen-Sjoerd De Vries
Author note: Arjen-Sjoerd De Vries (Editor), Shiera O'Brien (Editor)
Publish yr note: First released in 2000 (English Edition)
A functional advisor to Localization was once written for translators, localization engineers, checking out engineers, computer publishers, venture managers, and a person else who could be keen on the discharge of multilingual items. during this moment variation, translators can research extra on localizing software program, on-line aid, and documentation documents, and at the most recent translation know-how instruments. Localization engineers will research all approximately constructing, engineering and trying out software program and on-line support initiatives. For venture managers, there's all of the info wanted in making plans translation or localization tasks, discovering assets, and making sure the standard of deliverables. New to this moment, totally up to date and revised version are chapters on internationalization, machine publishing, and software program caliber assurance.
The booklet has been designed as either a reference paintings and a instructing tool.
Bert Esselink has been lively in localization for over a decade. After graduating in technical translation and taking collage sessions in programming and computational linguistics, he labored for numerous years as software program localizer, localization engineer, and technical venture supervisor at overseas software program items. In 1996 he joined ALPNET in Amsterdam as localization supervisor, prior to taking over the function of globalization supervisor, constructing inner creation caliber criteria. In January 2000 Bert joined Lionbridge to go up their globalization consulting providers.
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Extra info for A Practical Guide to Localization (Revised Edition) (Language International World Directory, Volume 4)
Because web site internationalization is very much integrated with localization, the process of publishing web sites in foreign languages is usually referred to as web site globalization. A well globalized and internationalized web site allows localization vendors to focus on translating the content, as opposed to processing a wide range of complex file formats and types. In short, the web site globalization process can be summarized as follows: 1. Choose a web site platform, server, and software palette that supports multilingual site hosting.
For more information on creating screen captures, refer to the Creating Screen Captures section on page 349. 8 TRANSLATION OF ONLINE HELP AND DOCUMENTATION As soon as a software glossary or a preliminary build of the localized software is available, translation of online help and documentation can start. For more information on translating online help and documentation, refer to Chapter 6, Online Help Translation, and Chapter 8, Documentation Translation. 9 ENGINEERING AND TESTING OF SOFTWARE Engineering localized software primarily involves resizing the user interface, assigning unique hot keys, and compiling the localized resource files into a running application.
3 USER INTERFACE There are many things to consider when developing a software user interface. The most important thing is to allow for text expansion. Add approximately 30% extra space to each control or button in the dialog boxes. Ensure the menu tree fits on all screen resolutions. For example, the German translation for the Edit menu is “Bearbeiten”, and “Wiedergabe” for the View menu. In both cases, the text has been expanded by 100%. ) instead of the word “Help” on menu bars. 4 REGIONAL STANDARDS Software applications should, of course, support all regional standards of the countries or regions where they are being shipped.
A Practical Guide to Localization (Revised Edition) (Language International World Directory, Volume 4) by Bert Esselink, Shiera O'Brien, Arjen-Sjoerd De Vries