March 8-10, 2017
Montreal, Canada

Take your Rails App Abroad with I18n

Make your Ruby on Rails app multi-lingual! I'll go over how to get started with translations using the I18n gem. We'll configure translations using a YAML file, determine a user's locale, specify default values for when a translation is not defined, and interpolate variables into translation strings. Throughout, we will see how the I18n gem improves the maintainability of view code while multiplying the size of our user base.

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Anne Johnson

Anne Johnson is a software developer in Durham, North Carolina, focusing on Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Javascript, and functional programming. She started her career as a researcher in a fern biology lab, where her eyes were opened to how programming can be used to solve problems too large to handle by hand. From there, she taught herself Ruby and web development and has been hooked on coding ever since.

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