Developing Globalized Applications for Windows XP Using Unicode Based API's
Russ Rolfe & Houman Pournasseh - Microsoft Corporation
This half-day tutorial will help the attendee understand the new features available in Windows XP that allow them to develop Unicode-based multilingual applications and web solutions for a worldwide market.
The first part of the tutorial will cover the business case, technical issues and potential pitfalls of a multilingual application.
The second part of the tutorial will show how the tools, APIs and features within Windows XP help the developer effectively address the issues described in part one. Some of the issues discussed will be:
In conclusion, we will show that through the use of Windows XP Unicode-based tools, APIs and features the difficulty and cost of creating multilingual applications has been dramatically reduced.
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