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Rails 5 support

Hi dear Locale users, Today, we’re glad to announce that our gem officially supports Rails 5 since its version 2.0.0. This version is major-numbered (according to SemVer) not because of Rails 5 support (which is not breaking anything by itself) … Continue reading

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Gem 1.0, SemVer and Ruby 1.9.2 support dropped

Hi everyone, Today, we’ve released localeapp gem 1.0 \o/ As we recently decided to properly stick to semantic versioning for our gem version numbering, this means that.. well… we broke something and are thus not 100% backward-compatible with previous versions. … Continue reading

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Better Rails 4 support

The past few weeks, we’ve been hard at work to integrate with Rails 4 as seamlessly as possible. There are 3 major points we’ve been focusing on: the Rails 4 library, the localeapp gem bug fixes and how we display … Continue reading

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Locale enters Heroku private beta

Connecting your Heroku-hosted Rails app to Locale and streamlining the entire localization process is now even easier. The Locale add-on for Heroku entered private beta today. Members of the Heroku private beta program are encouraged to check it out and … Continue reading

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YAML Security

As you’re probably aware, the recent serious vulnerability in the Ruby on Rails framework was caused by the way loading YAML works in Ruby. As Locale both loads your YAML files and sends content which you then load into your … Continue reading

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New on Locale: Translation history

We’ve just released the first version of translation history on Locale. Just click the gear icon next to any key: You’ll see who did what to the key, and when: As ever, we’d welcome your feedback!

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Avoiding the Tar Pits of Localization with Jeff Casimir

In this Ruby Hangout, Jeff Casimir of JumpstartLab talks about: The tar pits of localization Writing better code Fixing magic data White labeling your app Contents Internationalization Localization Locale Selection Bonus: White labeling Summary Q and A 1. Internationalization Even if you’re only going to … Continue reading

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New Translation Workflow Feature

Yesterday we launched an update for our most requested feature – translation workflow. Now, when viewing content inside Locale, each key has a status icon displayed next to it – complete or incomplete. Locale automatically updates this status when content … Continue reading

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Tigerlily’s Secret Social Sauce

The Tigerlily platform is a powerful social marketing solution.  It allows companies to manage their engagement strategies. Tigerlily is used across the world to manage conversations and run effective campaigns. Still in startup mode, the Tigerlily team are the independent … Continue reading

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45,264 Locales

We just upgraded how locales are defined. Instead of the 90 or so predefined locales we had previously, we now support 184 languages and 246 regions. A locale is a combination of a language and a region, and you can … Continue reading

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