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ASP.NET 2.0: A Developer's Notebook by Wei-Meng Lee

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Localize Your Application

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ASP.NET 2.0 makes globalizing and localizing your web application easy with its new auto-culture handling feature.

As global competition heats up, companies are increasingly developing their applications to serve a worldwide audience. One of the challenges in developing a truly global site is in understanding the language and culture of the local audience. An application written for the American market may not be usable in the Asian market. For your application to reach all its potential users, you need to localize it for each audience you plan to serve.

As a developer, you need to be concerned with the following:

Globalization

When designing your application, you plan for all the necessary resources you'll need to enable your application to be modified with ease to suit different cultures.

Localization

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