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.NET Internationalization: The Developer’s Guide to Building Global Windows and Web Applications by Guy Smith-Ferrier

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8. Best Practices

IN THIS CHAPTER, WE LOOK AT A NUMBER OF issues on which you will need to make development decisions—namely, fonts, string formatting, exception messages, hot key assignments, and form layout. We look at the technology behind the issues and the factors that will affect your decisions.

Font Selection

One of the many decisions you will have to make in the internationalization of your application is what font to use for your controls. Your choice will be dependent upon the languages you want to support and the functionality of the operating system your application will be running on. In this section, we look at the various font technologies that will affect your decision, to help you arrive at a conclusion.

Font Terminology and ...

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