source: bartlannoeye.be In this post we’re handling the use of resources in your Windows 8 Metro application. As your Windows 8 application can be made available word-wide through the marketplace, there’s no discussion that you should localize the app to target this global market. Before Windows 8, if you were doing XAML development (WPF, Silverlight or Windows Phone), you could use data binding techniques to do the mapping from the RESX-generated class to the XAML UI. By placing the resource reference at the application level (App.xaml) it wasn’t too hard to do your localization. But now with Windows 8, it got
even a lot easier: the app already loads your resource files and there’s a new way of binding in XAML using the x:Uid attribute.
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