Internationalization Cookbook
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Archive for the ‘Programming languages’ Category

Visual Studio Unicode projects

How to change a Visual Studio project to compile as Unicode

String API and internationalization

What string class/API is best for internationalization?

“Reverse IME” (getting hiragana/katakana/pinyin/bopomofo from kanji)

Obtaining pronunciation information from Kanji using the MS IME API

Customized GetNumberFormat and GetCurrencyFormat

The GetNumberFormat and GetCurrencyFormat Windows API accepts a pointer to a structure or NULL. But there is no API to fill the structures with the values matching a certain locale.

How SBCS-MBCS-Unicode application interact with Windows

Explains why the ANSI-Unicode applications separation, and why the limitations of ANSI applications cannot be solved without moving to Unicode.