This course focuses on the quality control of internationalized
software. It presents specific testing guidelines and
tools needed. In particular, it addresses the important
aid of pseudo-localization and resource string expansion
as a early quality check in the development process.
Audience: The course is designed for Technical management
and Test teams.
Duration: The course is approximately 4 hours in duration.
The course has the following prerequisites:
1. Internationalization testing guidelines: a. Testing
environment, b. Pseudo-localization (Martianizing), c.
Resource String Expansion Guidelines, d. Locale selection,
e. Locale sensitive functions (e.g. collation), f. Input,
processing and output of locale specific text, g. Locale
specific operating environments and browsers, h. Third
party components in product
2. Localization testing guidelines: a. Testing environment,
b. Linguistic testing, c. Technical testing, i. Correct
locale settings, ii. Locale sensitive functions such
as collation, iii. Input, processing and output of locale
specific text, iv. User interface issues
3. Question & Answer