Resource files are used by internationalized applications to display user facing strings, such as user interface labels, in different locales (languages, country, variant). As an example, messages.properties, an English resource file, can be translated in French and Japanese, resp. messages_fr.properties and messages_ja.properties.
Localyzer Express is a GitHub application which allows for an near immediate translation of standard application resource files. Example of application resource filsThe GitHub application installation takes a couple of minutes. Configure the repositories based on the expected locales and format for the source and target file naming convention, which branches and directories to include or exclude, and the system will then automatically machine translate those files.
Localyzer Express is a GitHub specific and simplified version of the more fully fledged Localyzer.
Note: LocalyzerQA allows for post editing in a QA fashion translation from Localyzer Express
Supported Resource Files
The following resource file types are supported by Localyzer Express, provided they follow the standards:
- properties files
- resx files
- json files (no arrays allowed)
- Android strings.xml files
- iOS .strings files
Adding the GitHub Localyzer Express Application
This should take a few minutes at most.
Search for Localyzer Express in GitHub Marketplace
- Go to https://github.com/marketplace
- In the search box, type "Localyzer Express"
- Install the application
- Select which repositories to include or select all repositories
The next section details how to use the Localyzer Express configuration application.
Configuring the Automated Translation for one Repository
- Localyzer Express Repository Configuration
- Localyzer Express Repository Validation
- Localyzer Express Repository Translation