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In January Bert joined Lionbridge to head up their European globalization consulting services. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x The Language of Localization.

Program Building and Field Convergence. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. See our Returns Policy. Localization engineers can learn all about developing, engineering, and testing multilingual software and online help projects. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to pfactical you find your new favourite book.

New to gjide second, fully updated and revised edition are chapters on internationalization, multilingual desktop publishing, and software quality assurance. The Journal of Internationalization and Localization 5: Table of contents 1.


Depends on where you are starting from Feb 7, I personally found it a very useful investment about five years ago and on occasion still find answers to arcane questions in this book.

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Vote Promote or demote ideas. You can request verification for native languages by completing a simple application that takes only a couple of minutes. Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: The Interpreter and Translator Trainer 2: I’ve been in the localization industry translator, engineer, program manager since The author has expanded into internationalization and globalization, and covers not just software but web sites and documentation in general.

By providing both the ideas and applications related to different aspects of the localization process, and by providing such information in an easy-to-locate and easy-to-use format, Esselink’s book can help technical communicators create more effective, localization-friendly documents.

Do you find it still useful? I’d like to read this book on Kindle Localziation have a Kindle? The Interpreter and Translator Trainer 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.


Technical translation and related disciplines. I think I’ll buy it anyway then. Other books in this series. How to bridge the gap between translators and technical communicators?.

A Practical Guide to Localization

X Sign in to your ProZ. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. For project managers, there is all the information needed for planning translation and localization projects, finding resources, and ensuring product quality. I just have a job to do and want it done. Journal of Technical Writing and Communication For project managers, there is all the information needed for planning translation and localization projects, finding resources, and ensuring product quality.

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