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ASP.NET 3.5 Application Architecture and Design

By : Vivek Thakur
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ASP.NET 3.5 Application Architecture and Design

By: Vivek Thakur

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Basic Steps for Globalizing an ASP.NET Website

Let's start with a simple example. For the purposes of explaining localization and keeping things simple, we will create a new website in ASP.NET and C# called TestSite (the source code of the example is included in this chapter). We will then add a master page and a default page. This default page has a TextBox and a Calendar control. The TextBox control has a double number which will represent currency, and we will see how the currency format varies as a user selects different languages.

Now, before we move ahead, let me throw some light on culture and locale.

Culture and Locale

Languages also depend upon the geographical location. For example, French is spoken in France as well as Canada (besides many other countries). But linguistically speaking, Canadian French is quite different from French spoken in France. Similarly, there are linguistic differences between US English and British English. Therefore, the language needs to be associated...