Visual Studio 2013 now available in 14 languages

The new version of Visual Studio recently released with localized UI in Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Czech, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Turkish. And as announced on the Developer Content Localization Team blog, the release also includes extensive localized reference material in these languages. So whether you are running Visual…

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Localizing Windows Phone apps: New terminology and Style Guides posted

Another 15 localization style guides for developing international Windows Phone apps have just been made available by the Windows Phone team. Style guides provide instructions to help ensure that your app speaks to the user in the same tone, style and level of formality as Windows Phone itself. For example, should you say please or…

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Internet Explorer 9 has released in 39 languages

Internet Explorer 9 is final and available for download in 39 languages (including English): Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Hong Kong SAR), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese Brazilian, Portuguese European, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish,…

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Video: Localizing Visual Studio 2010 into Czech

There have been a number of stories about the International Mother Language Day 2011 this week and here’s one more from the Microsoft Local Language Program. This one is a short video about the work involved in translating the user interface of Visual Studio 2010 into Czech and why it makes a difference in education:   To…

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Internet Explorer 9 RC ships in 40 languages

Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate is now available in 40 languages simultaneously: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Hong Kong SAR), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese Brazilian, Portuguese European, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai,…

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Calling Czech, Polish and Turkish users of SQL Server

If you are using SQL Server 2008 and speak Czech, Polish or Turkish, the SQL Server product development team is looking for your feedback. They are testing a system to display translated Help topics in SQL Server Books Online using a combination of Machine and Human Translation, displaying English and translated content side-by-side: The pages…

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Internet Explorer 9 Beta available in 33 languages

Internet Explorer 9 Beta launched last week and not just for English. It comes in 32 other languages: Arabic, Chinese Hong Kong SAR, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese Brazilian, Portuguese European, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian… ……

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Localized Visual Studio 2008 in 9 new languages

Visual Studio 2008 has been localized into Arabic, Czech, Hebrew, Hindi, Polish, Tamil, Turkish, Malayalam and Oriya as a free “CLIP” download package. “CLIP” stand for “Captions Language Interface Pack”. It’s basically an add-on with localized user interface that you install on top of the English version of Visual Studio. The CLIP package allows you…

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Czech Terminology: changing “klepnout” to “kliknout”

Based on strong feedback from our users, we are changing our Czech translations for click and double-click (verb and noun) to kliknout/kliknutí and dvakrát kliknout/dvojité kliknutí, respectively. With this change, we are hoping to align these terms with the latest industry standard terminology and meet the preferences of Czech users. Earlier this year, the Czech…

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