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Making designs work in Japanese and English in a Rails app

A session at Copenhagen Ruby Brigade, December 2013

How do you make those crazy 2-byte kanji characters fit in a layout that is designed to use the alphabet?
How do you control user input when a full sentence in English can often just be one word in Japanese?

This is a short talk about some of the things I've tried out during my time in Japan to work around these and other issues when handling multiple languages in a Rails app.

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Jens Balvig

Web developer and musician living in Tokyo. Programming in Rails during the day and producing music with my band Sub Delay (http://www.subdelay.com) at night. bio from Twitter

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Date Wed 4th December 2013

Short URL

lanyrd.com/scpwpt

Official event site

copenhagenrb.dk

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