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Internationalizing Applications
Preface : Organization
 

Organization

Developing Applications for Deployment Worldwide
Describes an approach to designing international applications. Outlines how OpenEdge supports international development efforts. Defines terms related to internationalization and localization.
Understanding Code Pages
Provides a theoretical and practical introduction to code pages, character sets, and code-page conversion.
Understanding Character Processing Tables
Provides a theoretical and practical introduction to character attribute tables, case tables, collation tables, code-page conversion tables, and word-break tables.
Preparing the Code
Suggests programming conventions and specific techniques for creating the back end of an international or localized application.
Preparing the User Interface
Presents the cultural and linguistic issues that affect user-interface design and suggests techniques for using the OpenEdge AppBuilder to manage localizing interface objects.
Using Databases
Describes how to use databases in applications to be deployed across multiple locales.
Using SQL
Describes how to use SQL in applications to be deployed across multiple locales.
Using Multi-byte Code Pages
Describes how to use multi-byte code pages in applications to be deployed across multiple locales. Defines terms related to multi-byte code pages.
Using Unicode
Provides information on OpenEdge support for multi-lingual applications through implementation of the Unicode Standard character set.
Deployment and Configuration
Provides guidelines for deploying and configuring international applications.
OpenEdge Resources
Lists the OpenEdge resources that support international development. Describes resources at the system level, the ABL level, the SQL level, and the utility level.
Character Processing Table Formats
Presents formats for the character attribute table, the case table, the collation table, the code-page conversion table, and the word-break table.