PLANG 460

Software Localization

Language Studies College of Humanities

Course Description

Exploration of the technology and challenges behind creating multilingual software, including multilingual input and Unicode, dictionaries, managing string resources, and localization testing.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

For students in the Translation & Localization Minor

Recommended

DIGHT 270; PLANG 270

Title

Triage & Troubleshoot

Learning Outcome

Triage and troubleshoot platform-specific challenges.

Title

String Resources Management

Learning Outcome

Manage string resources for software projects efficiently, including version control, string externalization, locale-specific string management, and bilingual/monolingual string resource files.

Title

Human-centered Approach

Learning Outcome

Apply a human-centered approach to identifying localized software requirements.