Windows for the Rest of the World: Customizing Windows for Emerging Markets

Cathy Wissink & Michael Kaplan - Microsoft Corporation

Intended Audience: Managers, Software Engineers, Systems Analysts
Session Level: Intermediate

In prior versions of Windows, internationalization support was focused on a complete and closed set of features. This has changed over the last two years, and is continuing to change in response to demands for a more flexible architecture. In addition, the need to localize into many new languages more quickly and at a cheaper cost has resulted in a more responsive collaboration and build process. This talk will focus on the new technologies developed by the Windows International team to meet the demands of the rapidly changing international market. Technologies discussed include: