PLANG 470

Web Localization

Language Studies College of Humanities

Course Description

Exploration of the technology and challenges behind creating and managing multilingual web content, including multilingual input and Unicode, and localization testing.

When Taught

Winter

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

Web-based Content Management Systems

Learning Outcome

Apply Web-based content management systems to manage and publish multilingual content. 

Title

Web Technologies

Learning Outcome

Apply basic Web technologies and describe the architecture of the Web. 

Title

String Resource Management

Learning Outcome

Be able to manage string resources for Web apps efficiently, including version control, string externalization, locale-specific string management, and bilingual/monolingual string resource files. 

Title

Application Program Interfaces

Learning Outcome

Utilize APIs to integrate and automate parts of the Web localization process between multiple technologies and platforms.