Internationalization infrastructure critically impacts the operation and development of LinkedIn, which is now available in 19 different languages. To accelerate iteration speed when working with localized text, the International Engineering team implemented a system to dynamically deploy translated content strings to services in production. The new system...
- Developer Productivity,
- Language Packs,
LinkedIn recently launched Japanese as a new interface language; before that, we had also launched Russian, Romanian, Turkish, Italian, Portuguese, and many others. As a business-oriented social network, we have a high bar for translation quality. As it turns out, keeping this bar high can be as much of a technical challenge as a linguistic one. In this post,...