The Internet was originally used primarily by English-speakers, but the percentage of non-English speakers is increasing as Internet penetration increases. With huge populations in Asian countries coming online and European countries needing to work more closely together, there's a growing need for Web sites that cater to visitors from different cultures. This is clearly a good thing, but it creates new challenges for Web site developers.
by DEVX Staff
Feb 21, 2002
Ollie Cornes has been working with the Internet and the Microsoft platform since the early 90's. His roles have included programming, technical authoring, writing, project management. He has co-written several .NET books for Wrox Press including "Beginning ASP.NET With C#" and "Professional C#" and has worked on Internet projects with Microsoft, Saab, Demon Internet (UK), Tesco (UK) and Vodafone.