Crystal app internationalization and localization

Crystal is a programming language with friendly syntax, static type checking and modern stdlib. It compiles into efficient, easy-to-distribute native code.

Created by
Ary Borenszweig, Juan Wajnerman
June 2011

Crystal applications are usually translated these file formats

Best way to localize Crystal apps

The first step is to extract the text to translate into language files. This process is called internationalization. The library crystal-i18n/i18n can be used to extract out the text to translate into YAMLfiles.

Once you have internationalized your Crystal app, use a translation software localization tool such as WebTranslateIt to manage your localization workflow.

It is easy to translate a Crystal app with WebTranslateIt. Create a project, upload your source language file in the File Manager and translate it on the Translation Interface.

The tools included in WebTranslateIt, such as Batch Operations, the Translation Memory or Machine Translation can help you translate that file automatically, faster and cost effectively.

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