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Wednesday, June 24 • 11:30am - 12:00pm
Sacré Bleu! The Trials and Tribulaciones of Internationalising your ẨṔṔŁîÇåŤḯṏÑ - Robin Dykema, Taulia

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What is internationalization and why is it important, even if your clients are mostly English speakers? This presentation will cover common pitfalls and how to avoid them, such as date formatting, number formatting, translating, encoding for non-Latin characters, etc. We will also briefly discuss all the UX considerations that come to play when using a RTL (right-to-left) language. Finally, we’ll get React specific and talk about a library called react-i18next, which is an open source library you can use to help internationalize your project.


Robin Dykema

Senior UI Engineer, Taulia
Robin is a UI engineer at Taulia, where she focuses on front end development in React. She is passionate about building intuitive user experiences and petting all things fluffy. She successfully transitioned from teaching ESL to kindergarteners in Shanghai to wrangling code and hasn't... Read More →

Wednesday June 24, 2020 11:30am - 12:00pm CDT
Room 2