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Beginning Windows Phone 7 Development by Eugene Chuvyrov, Henry Lee

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Chapter 12. Internationalization

Strong growth in mobile computing propelled by increasingly capable mobile devices is not just a North American phenomenon—people all over the world are increasingly relying on their phones both for business and leisure. This, of course, is wonderful news for Windows Phone 7 developers—the greater the customer base, the more potential revenue or exposure the application gets. There is just one small gotcha when taking mobile application development to the world—the vast majority of customers outside North America speak very little to no English.

That means that if your goal is to create an application that succeeds globally, you must ensure that it can "speak" many languages. Certainly, one way to make that happen ...

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