Internationalization Cookbook
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Color logging with Maven

Starting with version 3.1.0 maven uses slf4j for logging.
This opens the gate for a lot of nice tweaks.
One of them is the ability to log using colors, matching the logging level.

JavaScript Internationalization API

ECMAScript Internationalization API Specification (ECMA-402 Edition 1.0) was approved in December 2012.

What is the status of browser support?

Eclipse plugin – External Filter

This Eclipse plugin allows you to take text content from an Eclipse document, process it through an external tool, and the make the result available in Eclipse at the end.

Eclipse plugin – ANSI Escape in Console

This Eclipse plugin interprets the ANSI escape sequences to color the console output. This can be pretty handy when using something like jansi

But is also works if you output escape sequences directly from Java. Or from Perl, C++, or Groovy, or any other Eclipse hosted language.

ToUnicode – Automating some of the steps of Unicode code conversion (Windows)

A small tool that goes though C/C++ files and changes them to (almost) compile as Unicode.

TaskBarCmd – programmatically change the Windows Taskbar settings

This is a small tool to change Windows taskbar settings from command line (hide/show, set the “keep on top” option, etc.)

CharMapEx – Some kind of character map :-)

This is a small tool that started as a private investigation into the functionality of some Windows API, to grow into a “CharMap” with some extras.

How to test if a user is Administrator on localized systems?

On some of the localized Windows version the names of the Administator uses and the Administrators group is translated. How to test in a locale-independent way if a user is Administrator?

Mojibake, question marks, and other troubles

Dealing with the most common character corruption problems in DBCS localization

Visual Studio Unicode projects

How to change a Visual Studio project to compile as Unicode