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Localizing Firefox OS Apps

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Firefox OS Apps are being used around the world—Spain, Poland, Colombia, India and Venezuela many more countries coming. So it’s important to consider localizing your app from the beginning. This slide helps you to get started. This slide was actually made for FUEL GILT 2014.

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Localizing Firefox OS Apps

  1. 1. Localizing Firefox OS Apps By: Biraj Karmakar GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  2. 2. As we all know Firefox OS is now in India Now the time is to localize Firefox OS in your language GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  3. 3. GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  4. 4. Thanks ! I will help you to get started GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  5. 5. Follow the steps Create one app or open your existing app through WebIDE GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  6. 6. One example GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  7. 7. For Localizing Firefox OS app, steps are 1. add L10n.js file 2. Make one locales directory 3. Make one locale.ini file 4. Modify the index.html by adding data-l10n-id 5. Make source file en-US.properties with data-l10n-id 6. Then add various translation properties file for different language 7. Then add l10n.js and locales.ini in index.html 8. Add locales in manifest.webapp with name and description Yay ! Ready for test GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  8. 8. Add l10n.js from here GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  9. 9. Add “locales” directory GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  10. 10. Then add locales.ini under locales directory GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  11. 11. Then modify index.html by adding data-l10n-id under <body> GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  12. 12. Create the source en-US.properties file with data-10n-id GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  13. 13. Create bn-IN.properties file for Bengali as well as any language GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  14. 14. Add l10n.js and locales.ini in index.html under <head> GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  15. 15. Add bn-IN and any other locales in manifest.webapp GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  16. 16. Testing Time ! GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  17. 17. See the changes but change the language from the settings in phone English (US) Bengali-India GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
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  19. 19. Download the source code from here GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  20. 20. Get help with translations GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  21. 21. Mozilla localization app pilot program is offering you to add your apps for localization through the Transifex service GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  22. 22. Please apply in the Localize My Firefox App form to get started! GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
  23. 23. Important links 1. Localizing Firefox OS Apps http://mzl.la/1sOnRO7 2. Localizing the Firefox OS Boilerplate App http://mzl.la/1uub34A 3. The Translation of the Firetext App http://mzl.la/11odXND 4. TranslationTester app example http://mzl.la/1nIcM43 5. Example app hosted here http://bit.ly/1ul5Cp4 GILT 2014 14-15 Nov,2014
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