by Jesse Collis
NSLocalizedString macros provided in
UIBundle.h are bound to your application's language very early in your app's lifecycle. You may have an app that would benefic from it's own internal run time language selection.
JCLocalizedString aims to provide the same default behaviour as and compatibility as
NSLocalizedStirng while adding additional features like runtime language selection and custom bundles.
I'm very passionate about doing this localisation thing well; I recently did a presentation at Melbourne Cocoaheads on how I think you should use
NSLocalizedString to make localising your app much much easier.
JCLocalizedString is in very early stages so comments and pull requests are appreciated!
JCLocalizedString defines new macros to replace NSLocalizedString with the same API
JCLocalizedString((NSString *)key, (NSString *)description) JCLocalizedStringFromTable((NSString *)key, (NSString *)tbl, (NSString *)comment) JCLocalizedStringFromTableInBundle((NSString *)key, (NSString *)tbl, (NSString *)bundle, (NSString *)comment) JCLocalizedStringWithDefaultValue((NSString *)key, (NSString *)tbl, (NSString *)bundle, (NSString *)val, (NSString *)comment)
Changing the bundle at run time will generate a global notification named
Define a custom bundle in info.plsit
JCLocalizationBundle key in info.plist to the name of your custom butotn.
genstrings with JCLocalizedString
- use the custom class thing
- enforce my own things
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