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A Practical Guide to Localization

A Practical Guide to Localization was written for technical translators, localization engineers, testing engineers, desktop publishers, project guixe, and anyone else who may be involved in the release of multilingual products. In this second edition, translators can learn more about localizing software, online help and documentation files, and the latest translation technology tools.

Localization engineers can learn all about developing, engineering, and testing multilingual software and online help projects. For project managers, there is all the information needed for planning translation and localization projects, finding resources, and ensuring product quality. New to this second, fully updated and revised edition are chapters on internationalization, multilingual desktop publishing, and software quality assurance.


The book has been designed both as a reference work and a teaching tool. Bert Esselink has been active in localization for over a decade. After graduating in technical translation and taking university classes in programming and computational linguistics he worked for several years as software localizer, localization engineer, and technical project manager at International Software Products. In he joined ALPNET in Amsterdam as localization manager before taking on the role of localisation manager, developing internal production quality standards.

In January Bert joined Lionbridge to head up their European globalization consulting services. Read more Read less. Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days. Here’s how terms and conditions apply. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The Language of Localization.

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I just have a job to do and want it done. I’ve been in the localization loxalization translator, engineer, program manager since This is book is a great end-to-end primer on localization. It helped me to organize my knowledge, experience and thoughts in a systematic fashion. I read the first edition of Bert Esselink’s excellent book when I was still a novice to the localization market in Later, while working for a localization company I bought a copy of this new edition for the company.

Now I have my own to read at my leisure. The author has expanded into internationalization and globalization, and berh not just software but web sites and documentation in general. This is an excellent tool for anyone involved in international marketing, easy to read and to find information. The definitive reference work.

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