Here comes localize.drupal.org
      Gábor Hojtsy, Acquia, Drupalcon Paris
ME

• Needed   a translated Drupal in 2003

• Became locale.module maintainer,
 Drupal 6 core committer
• Developed   all ...
YOU

• Running   translated Drupal sites?

• Translating   modules for “self”?

• Contributing   to drupal.org translation...
Take a walk
2001 Jan 22
            t() is born

Drupal

   1.0.0                     2.0.0                 3.0.0



           2001 F...
2004 Aug
  2002 Jan               Gettext based sharing,
Locale cache              web admin, plurals



      4.0.0      ...
2006 Sep
     Translatable installer




                    5.0




2006 Aug                      2007 May
   @!         ...
2007 Jun
JS translation




       6.0                         7.0

                             2009 Aug
             200...
All lined up
TRANSLATING
THE BUILT-IN
 INTERFACE
TEXT COMES
    FROM
SOURCE CODE
t(‘Go to %page’,
array(‘%page’ => $p));


Drupal.t(‘Go to %page’,
       {‘%page’: num});
format_plural(
   $count,
   ‘1 year’, ‘@count years’
);

Drupal.formatPlural(
   count,
   ‘1 year’, ‘@count years’
);
D!"#$% 6 Ch!$for new versions at hojtsy.hu – Freely redistri
                                                             ...
TEXT IS FOUND
 AND REPLACED
RUNTIME, WHEN
     USED
Hungarian           Croatian


Go to %page    %page. oldalra ugrás       ...


   1 year             1 év
                ...
TRANSLATIONS
   ARE STORED
IN THE DATABASE
DRUPAL PROCESS
  Running
source code
DRUPAL PROCESS
  Running
source code
                   Found text
                  stored in DB
DRUPAL PROCESS
  Running
source code
                   Found text
                  stored in DB


                 User ...
DRUPAL PROCESS
   Running
 source code
                      Found text
                     stored in DB


Text replaced ...
Where’s the happy family?
TRANSLATIONS
  ARE SHARED
IN GETTEXT .PO
SHARING PROCESS
SHARING PROCESS
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
•Translation template       Static
 extractor               source code
•http://drupal.org/
 project/potx
•Web interface i...
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
Desktop tools like
PoEdit or just Notepad



                          Gettext
                           .pot


         ...
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
•Translation teams commit .po files to CVS
•http://drupal.org/project/Translations
 and under contributed projects
•Release...
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
•Built-in translation interface
•http://drupal.org/project/l10n_client
•Import and export .po(t) files manually
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
SHARING PROCESS
                     Static
                  source code


                   Gettext
                   ...
All come together
GIVING AWAY
 (THIS WAY)
   IS HARD
POTX
POTX   .PO
CVS
 POTX   .PO
CVS
   POTX    .PO


RELEASES
CVS
   POTX       .PO


RELEASES
           BRANCHES
CVS        PLURAL FORMS
   POTX         .PO


RELEASES
           BRANCHES
CVS        PLURAL FORMS
   POTX         .PO
      SCHEDULING

RELEASES
           BRANCHES
CVS        PLURAL FORMS
    POTX          .PO
        SCHEDULING

RELEASES
               BRANCHES
ISSUE QUEUES
ENOUGH!
LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG


Web UI for Drupal.org
 project translations
LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG


Automated parsing of
Drupal.org releases on
    publication
LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG


  Skips CVS, branching,
templates, hides potx and
  plural forms, does not
  require desktop tools
LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG



 Single-sign-on with
     Drupal.org
LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG



 Organic groups based
     translations
LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG



Different permission levels
     (open/controlled)
LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG


 Keeps import/export
 support with Gettext
       formats
LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG


   Provides a remote
submission web service for
   Localization client
Oh, those stats!
almost                               over


5000                               5600
projects known                      re...
149000
  IT IS LIKE
TRANSLATING
   DRUPAL
  43 TIMES
15
  TRANSLATION
TEAMS LAUNCHED
    IN BETA
(MORE IN QUEUE)
Take a ride!
Envious?
SOFTWARE ON L.D.O

• Translation
            template extractor
 http://drupal.org/project/potx

• Localization
          ...
TRANSLATE YOUR CODE

• Open Atrium and Gallery 2 uses
 Localization server to translate their
 code

• Youcan set up l10n_...
Long way to go
Color the future!
THESE SLIDES ARE (CC)
                                          Photo credits:
                                 http://www...
THANK YOU!
 Gábor Hojtsy, Acquia
  gabor@hojtsy.hu
   http://hojtsy.hu/
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  1. 1. Here comes localize.drupal.org Gábor Hojtsy, Acquia, Drupalcon Paris
  2. 2. ME • Needed a translated Drupal in 2003 • Became locale.module maintainer, Drupal 6 core committer • Developed all kinds of translation tools • Working for Acquia
  3. 3. YOU • Running translated Drupal sites? • Translating modules for “self”? • Contributing to drupal.org translations? • Writing & translating modules to “self”?
  4. 4. Take a walk
  5. 5. 2001 Jan 22 t() is born Drupal 1.0.0 2.0.0 3.0.0 2001 Feb locale.module, translation interface Drupal.org Disclaimer: time scale not exact
  6. 6. 2004 Aug 2002 Jan Gettext based sharing, Locale cache web admin, plurals 4.0.0 4.3.0 4.5.0 4.7.0 2003 Sep extractor.php Disclaimer: time scale not exact
  7. 7. 2006 Sep Translatable installer 5.0 2006 Aug 2007 May @! Automated import Disclaimer: time scale not exact
  8. 8. 2007 Jun JS translation 6.0 7.0 2009 Aug 2009 Jun localize.drupal.org Contexts Disclaimer: time scale not exact
  9. 9. All lined up
  10. 10. TRANSLATING THE BUILT-IN INTERFACE
  11. 11. TEXT COMES FROM SOURCE CODE
  12. 12. t(‘Go to %page’, array(‘%page’ => $p)); Drupal.t(‘Go to %page’, {‘%page’: num});
  13. 13. format_plural( $count, ‘1 year’, ‘@count years’ ); Drupal.formatPlural( count, ‘1 year’, ‘@count years’ );
  14. 14. D!"#$% 6 Ch!$for new versions at hojtsy.hu – Freely redistri By Gábor Hojtsy – ion API JavaScript translat to the Translates ‘Home’ play. ion API e’) language used for page dis Core PHP translat to the Drupal.t(‘Hom Translates ‘Home’ t(‘H ome’) requested language. Plural Returns the prop er translation for Drupal.format l rules in Returns the proper (count, the text based on plura format_plural & '(%$&)*' sed e. lation for the text ba ‘1 comment’, the page’s langu ag eck ($count, trans GET THE on plural rules in the ‘@coun t comments’) ‘1 comment’, guage. ’) requested lan can be provided, ‘@count comm ents placements array Optional variable realways the page language! placements array and language is Optional variable re provided in this order. n be ix characters) language code ca ats (based on pref Replacement form value escaped with features Replaced with the ut. ns using translation Other PHP functio @count check_plain() for outp format_date Translates parts of the CHEAT SHEET +,-$& (,--&bu. ble as long as credit is kept. d value escaped an ($timesta mp, date/time formatting. Replaced with the r (theme 'medium', ...) ted as a placeholde %size format interval in (‘placeh older’)). Displays the time t l Translates value as is, withou format_interva human terms. Replaced with the ting. Insecure! Only ... ) names of the segments. ($timestamp, ional format !html any addit eady sanitized your text. provided use if you alr Formats a file size e MB, y( FROM tes. Translate s th irectory’, arra ize, ...) in by me moved to @d format_size($s Example: t(‘%na => $dirname); ta . KB and byte labels lename, ‘@dire ctory’ 1.1 - '*.-/0 ‘%name’ => $fi e code at the end. an optional languag All functions accept th e installer Translating text in ed later y as t(), but translation and us Works the same wa ckend. Use Text extracted for y ba Module/theme nam e; uses a file+memor fo files description; package na me. st(‘Home’ ) only in the installer and in install HOJTSY.HU .in support. profiles. No plural names, Literal permission d hook_per m() when provided with standar ll files and any -! 15. 2007. ns array syntax. Use get_t() in .insta implementatio could run in the other code which s ‘t’ or ‘st’ $t = get_t(); installer too. It retu nction to be d rn Menu item ‘title’ an hook_menu() ‘description’ keys , when $t(‘H ome’); depending on the fu ings. t. implem entations provided as literal str used at the momen sage, Log type and mes ral nslation, your and need to use traif your module when pr ovided as lite have an .install file ler Remember: if you easily end up running in the instal e get_t()! u’, strings. Third parameter watchdog(‘men function calls could core module in an install profile. Us calls specifies the replacements becomes a ‘Items saved’) pport. array. No plural su bal context, Usage of t() in a glo ST’, t(‘...’)). The ALSO SEE mistakes e message eg. for The most common Reuse of the sam such as define(‘CON t initialized at lues, such as t($type). d drupal_set_mes sage() t ye locale system is no e is incorrect Using dynamic va s to call watchdog() an dynamic string allows t(), the later e, so this usag Whenever you use make sure that all calls. The former dis t possible. that tim nasty performance , the above functions eady in the code is no requires t(), so this e API functions and also leads to it. possibl e values are alr I. Always ca ll the abov problems. Never do l form using the AP indirection. elsewhere in litera er provided content. directly, without us Do not translate D.O/NODE/322729 so e using the API pr operly ule plugin support, rt a ar s have coder mod po Tools to verify you Drupal 6. x-2 or later version rted in reviews. Also feel free to ex . e API is repo ings appear improper use of th ule/theme and check whether all str /project/potx od http://drupal.org template for your m e t() or some en you forgot to us nn ot find mistakes wh localization client has a The potx module ca late your output. The . If certain ot her function to trans translate text displayed on the page e API. _clie nt convenient interface to , you forg ot to use th rg/project/l10n ing up for translation http://drupal.o strings are not show
  15. 15. TEXT IS FOUND AND REPLACED RUNTIME, WHEN USED
  16. 16. Hungarian Croatian Go to %page %page. oldalra ugrás ... 1 year 1 év Uhm, not so simple @count years @count év
  17. 17. TRANSLATIONS ARE STORED IN THE DATABASE
  18. 18. DRUPAL PROCESS Running source code
  19. 19. DRUPAL PROCESS Running source code Found text stored in DB
  20. 20. DRUPAL PROCESS Running source code Found text stored in DB User interface to translate text, stored in DB
  21. 21. DRUPAL PROCESS Running source code Found text stored in DB Text replaced on User interface output to translate text, stored in DB
  22. 22. Where’s the happy family?
  23. 23. TRANSLATIONS ARE SHARED IN GETTEXT .PO
  24. 24. SHARING PROCESS
  25. 25. SHARING PROCESS
  26. 26. SHARING PROCESS Static source code
  27. 27. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot
  28. 28. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot
  29. 29. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot Translated .po
  30. 30. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot Translated .po
  31. 31. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot Translated .po
  32. 32. •Translation template Static extractor source code •http://drupal.org/ project/potx •Web interface in your Gettext Drupal install .pot •Interfaces with coder review module to help developers
  33. 33. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot Translated .po
  34. 34. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot Translated .po
  35. 35. Desktop tools like PoEdit or just Notepad Gettext .pot Translated .po
  36. 36. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot Translated .po
  37. 37. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot Translated .po
  38. 38. •Translation teams commit .po files to CVS •http://drupal.org/project/Translations and under contributed projects •Released on the parent project’s timeframe •Drupal imports automatically Translated .po
  39. 39. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot Translated .po
  40. 40. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot Translated .po
  41. 41. •Built-in translation interface •http://drupal.org/project/l10n_client •Import and export .po(t) files manually
  42. 42. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot Translated .po
  43. 43. SHARING PROCESS Static source code Gettext .pot Translated .po
  44. 44. All come together
  45. 45. GIVING AWAY (THIS WAY) IS HARD
  46. 46. POTX
  47. 47. POTX .PO
  48. 48. CVS POTX .PO
  49. 49. CVS POTX .PO RELEASES
  50. 50. CVS POTX .PO RELEASES BRANCHES
  51. 51. CVS PLURAL FORMS POTX .PO RELEASES BRANCHES
  52. 52. CVS PLURAL FORMS POTX .PO SCHEDULING RELEASES BRANCHES
  53. 53. CVS PLURAL FORMS POTX .PO SCHEDULING RELEASES BRANCHES ISSUE QUEUES
  54. 54. ENOUGH!
  55. 55. LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG Web UI for Drupal.org project translations
  56. 56. LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG Automated parsing of Drupal.org releases on publication
  57. 57. LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG Skips CVS, branching, templates, hides potx and plural forms, does not require desktop tools
  58. 58. LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG Single-sign-on with Drupal.org
  59. 59. LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG Organic groups based translations
  60. 60. LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG Different permission levels (open/controlled)
  61. 61. LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG Keeps import/export support with Gettext formats
  62. 62. LOCALIZE.DRUPAL.ORG Provides a remote submission web service for Localization client
  63. 63. Oh, those stats!
  64. 64. almost over 5000 5600 projects known releases parsed over 149000 strings to translate
  65. 65. 149000 IT IS LIKE TRANSLATING DRUPAL 43 TIMES
  66. 66. 15 TRANSLATION TEAMS LAUNCHED IN BETA (MORE IN QUEUE)
  67. 67. Take a ride!
  68. 68. Envious?
  69. 69. SOFTWARE ON L.D.O • Translation template extractor http://drupal.org/project/potx • Localization server: http://drupal.org/project/l10n_server • Organicgroups http://drupal.org/project/og
  70. 70. TRANSLATE YOUR CODE • Open Atrium and Gallery 2 uses Localization server to translate their code • Youcan set up l10n_server to parse your own code and translate in-house • Eg. https://translate.openatrium.com/
  71. 71. Long way to go
  72. 72. Color the future!
  73. 73. THESE SLIDES ARE (CC) Photo credits: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sinkdd/2853334715/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/chavals/2978360981/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/koesbong/125933266/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/cheishichiyo/3637712921/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/paky/52194393/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/patrickgage/3738107746/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/zhzheka/1240470939/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/fchouse/3270958643/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/colinj/490622069/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/brartist/313272029/ This presentation is © Gábor Hojtsy Licensed: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/
  74. 74. THANK YOU! Gábor Hojtsy, Acquia gabor@hojtsy.hu http://hojtsy.hu/
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