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Final Thesis: Web App Internationalization

Abstract: Globalization of Applications is not a new problem to which there is an immensive amount of solutions. But with increasing popularity of the internet, the increasing amount of web technologies, the growing speed of web development and thereof more and more web applications arises the need of globalizing these applications. This need requires new solutions to an all to well known problem. Modern web applications use a rich set of libraries and frameworks to ease the development of such applications. The world’s largest technology companies are amongst the users and developers of such systems. React as the example for Facebooks contribution to the web development is just one of many. It fullfills the abstractions needed to develop a Frontend for web applications and is used in many of these. Like QDAcity an application for qualitative data analysis. This thesis is looking into the problem of globalization and explores a solution for React based applications. Additonally it expands on common tooling like Webpack and Gulp to create a solution to localize a modern web application.

Keywords: Web Application, Localization

PDFs: Master Thesis, Work Description

Reference: Robert Obermeier. Web App Internationalization. Master Thesis, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg: 2018.