Does Your Web App Speak Schadenfreude?
¿Hablas español? Sprechen Sie Deutsch? No? Well even if you don't speak another language, chances are good that your web application will need to. During this session, we'll use some real world examples to explore the many challenges involved in localizing a web application–from properly sizing text and controls to the use of color and images to cultural issues you might not even be aware of. And of course, we'll look at some best practices to ensure your web app can tackle any language thrown at it.
Greg has been passionate about the web since putting his first “home page” online in 1994. His career has taken him around the world – from the early days of desktop publishing, to a start-up in Hamburg, Germany, the glory days of the web at Macromedia and Adobe, Redhat and Apogee, and now as Lead Developer Evangelist at Salesforce