The lessons in this trail teach you how to internationalize Java applications. Internationalized applications are easy to tailor to the customs and languages of end users around the world.
Note: This tutorial trail covers core internationalization functionality, which is the foundation required by additional features provided for desktop, enterprise, and mobile applications. For additional information, see the Java Internationalization home page.
Introduction defines the term internationalization, gives a quick sample program, and provides a checklist you can use to internationalize an existing program.
Setting the Locale
explains how to create and how to use
Isolating Locale-Specific Data
shows how to dynamically access
objects that vary with
explains how to format numbers, dates, and text
and how to create customized formats with patterns.
Working with Text provides techniques for manipulating text in a locale-independent manner.
Internationalization of Network Resources explains how to provide internationalization for IDN's and IRI's