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Designing for Language - And We Mean the Spoken Kind



Terena Bell underlines the importance of designing applications for multiple languages including right-to-left ones in an age of rapid globalization.


Terena Bell is CEO of In Every Language, a translation company, and Founder of Speak Social. Terena is Secretary of the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) and formerly served on the Association of Language Companies leadership council. She also sits on the Obama Administration’s White House Business Roundtable, which has taken calls with both the President and the Vice-President.

About the conference

Code PaLOUsa is a conference designed to cover all aspects of software development regardless of technology stack. It has sessions revolving around Microsoft, Java, and other development platforms; along with session on higher levels that are platform agnostic. The conference schedule will feature presentations from well-known professionals in the software development community.

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Aug 06, 2014

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  • Know your language

    by Hari Iyer,

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    At about 16 mins, slide 'Will never see ROI = Waste of money', the language displayed is Hindi and not Arabic as the speaker says. Hindi reads from left to right ...

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