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Android UI Fundamentals: Develop and Design by Jason Ostrander

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12. Localization and Accessibility

Creating a successful Android application requires that you reach the largest audience possible. To that end, you should work from the beginning to make your app language agnostic and accessible to people with disabilities. Localization will help you launch your app in more countries, expanding your potential market to the whole world. Accessibility will also expand your target market, while helping those with special requirements utilize the next generation of computing. In this chapter, you will learn that using the strings.xml file allows you to create multiple copies of your app strings in different languages; that you can define plural strings that present different text based on the input number; that ...

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