East Meets West When Translating Django Apps


你好!我叫安迪。 Please, someone translate! Translations are critical for bringing people together. Thankfully, it’s super easy to do in Django. I’ll show you how to do it like a pro. We’ll cover the basics in addition to advanced tricks like URL rerouting, translating the admin, and locale paths.

Talk Description

Translating a web app can seem like a daunting challenge. Thankfully, though, Django provides a bunch of features out of the box that handle the mechanics of picking languages and substituting strings. In this talk, we’ll show how easy it is to provide translations for both new apps and existing ones. For example code, I’ll show Django apps I developed for small businesses operating both in the USA and in China.

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As a bonus, we’ll also look at translating the Django admin site! After this talk, audience members will be able to translate their Django apps without hitting common snags, helping to bring the world together just a bit more.

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