I?m delighted to say that I will be speaking at TechEd Europe again this year and would you believe it I?m speaking on internationalization. No, it?s true. This time it?s the internationalization slant on WPF and Silverlight in:-
- WIN304: Internationalizing WPF And Silverlight Applications
The .NET Framework has supported internationalization since 1.0 but with each new UI platform comes a new approach and new challenges. Unlike Windows Forms and ASP.NET, WPF does not offer one standard solution to localization. Instead it offers choices. This session shows how to localize WPF applications using standard .resx files and how to localize ?post-build? using LocBaml with and without Resource Dictionaries. In addition you will see how to localize a Silverlight application using .resx files and we will consider issues that are specific to Silverlight. We will evaluate the pros and cons of each approach and arm you with the information required to form a localization strategy for your applications.
Just like previous years I get the much coveted first slot of the day when everyone has had a great night out and are fully refreshed and really ready to receive lots of technical content. This time it?s on Wednesday 12th November 2008 between 9:00am and 10:15am. If you?re feeling fully refreshed and just bursting with eagerness to learn about internationalizing WPF and Silverlight come along!