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					Localization and Globalization
• Localization is the process of customizing your
  application for a given culture and locale.

• Globalization is the process of designing and
  developing applications for multiple cultures.
               Resource File
• A resource file is a XML file that contains the
  strings that we want to translate into different
  languages.

• An effective way to create localized Web pages
  is to use resources for your page's text and
  controls based on the user's language and
  culture.
              Local Resources
• Local resource is specific to a single web page
  and used for providing versions of a Web page in
  different languages.
• resources must be stored in App_LocalResources
  sub folder.
           Global Resources
• Global resource can be read from any page or
  code that is in the application.
• Global resource must be stored in
  App_GlobalResources sub folder.
 Difference between Localization and
             Globalization
• LocalResources folder contains resources
  which apply for one page or user control only.

• While resources in GlobalResources are
  accessible in the whole application.

				
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