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André Fiedler

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Feb 1, 2011, 4:55:21 PM2/1/11
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Is there any way to retrieve the Language of the users device?

Michael

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Feb 2, 2011, 12:24:57 AM2/2/11
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> Is there any way to retrieve the Language of the users device?

Lack of reply to this question I've come up with the following code:

var lang;

// PhoneGap on Android would always return EN in navigator.*language.
// Parse userAgent instead...
// Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 2.2; de-ch; HTC Desire Build/FRF91)
AppleWebKit/533.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile Safari/533.1
if ( navigator && navigator.userAgent
&& (lang = navigator.userAgent.match(/android.*\W(\w\w)-(\w\w)\W/i))
) {
lang = lang[1];
}

if (!lang && navigator) {
if (navigator.language) {
lang = navigator.language;
} else if (navigator.browserLanguage) {
lang = navigator.browserLanguage;
} else if (navigator.systemLanguage) {
lang = navigator.systemLanguage;
} else if (navigator.userLanguage) {
lang = navigator.userLanguage;
}

lang = lang.substr(0, 2);
}

André Fiedler

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Feb 2, 2011, 3:14:45 AM2/2/11
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great, thx will try that! :o)

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Tue Topholm

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Feb 13, 2011, 3:46:44 PM2/13/11
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I have made a plugin to read from the apps Localizations files:




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2011/2/2 André Fiedler <fiedle...@googlemail.com>

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Feb 13, 2011, 4:09:09 PM2/13/11
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is it for Android, iPhone?
 
You should update your README file. its blank.
 
Can u also offer some code examples in your plugin?
 
Thanks!
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Vaughn Simon

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Feb 13, 2011, 4:13:18 PM2/13/11
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This is for iOS since *.lproj is mentioned and this dev has previously made an iOS plugin to allow Phonegap to make a native settings/preferences.

Tue Topholm

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Feb 13, 2011, 4:48:06 PM2/13/11
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Hi Joe?

Everything I make at the moment is for the iphone, and under each plugin there is a readme, with examples.

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2011/2/13 Vaughn Simon <vaugh...@gmail.com>

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hmm, I just looked on github and the readme file at the root of the page is empty. I’m just working on android right now. I’ll be moving to the iPhone soon too so maybe something you got will help me aklong the way. thanks.

André Fiedler

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Feb 14, 2011, 3:31:19 AM2/14/11
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great, i definitely wi take a look at it! :o) 

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André Fiedler

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Feb 14, 2011, 3:37:51 AM2/14/11
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Hm, woudn´t it be more flexible, if you write the localized strings in JavaScript (like Mootools Locale: http://goo.gl/kUajv). So it would be easier to port the application to Android, BB, WP7. ;o) Now i have to rewrite the en.lproj files for every platform. :/

Your Localizable plugin should only return the current locale identifier (en-EN or so).

greetings André

2011/2/14 André Fiedler <fiedle...@googlemail.com>

Giacomo Balli

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Feb 14, 2011, 4:08:45 AM2/14/11
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why go through all of this when you have info in the useragent?

On Feb 14, 9:37 am, André Fiedler <fiedler.an...@googlemail.com>
wrote:
> Hm, woudn´t it be more flexible, if you write the localized strings in
> JavaScript (like Mootools Locale:http://goo.gl/kUajv). So it would be
> easier to port the application to Android, BB, WP7. ;o) Now i have to
> rewrite the en.lproj files for every platform. :/
>
> Your Localizable plugin should only return the current locale identifier
> (en-EN or so).
>
> greetings André
>
> 2011/2/14 André Fiedler <fiedler.an...@googlemail.com>
>
>
>
> > great, i definitely wi take a look at it! :o)
>
> > 2011/2/13 Gmail - IJoeR316 <ijoer...@gmail.com>
>
> >   hmm, I just looked on github and the readme file at the root of the page
> >> is empty. I’m just working on android right now. I’ll be moving to the
> >> iPhone soon too so maybe something you got will help me aklong the way.
> >> thanks.
>
> >> Thanks!
>
> >>  *From:* Tue Topholm <t...@sugee.dk>
> >> *Sent:* Sunday, February 13, 2011 4:48 PM
> >> *To:* phon...@googlegroups.com
> >> *Subject:* Re: [PhoneGap] Re: Localization
>
> >> Hi Joe?
>
> >> Everything I make at the moment is for the iphone, and under each plugin
> >> there is a readme, with examples.
>
> >> --
>
> >> Med venlig hilsen / Kind regards
>
> >> Tue Topholm
> >> Sugee
> >> Tlf: +45 32 13 32 32
> >> W:http://www.sugee.dk
>
> >> 2011/2/13 Vaughn Simon <vaughnap...@gmail.com>
>
> >>> This is for iOS since *.lproj is mentioned and this dev has previously
> >>> made an iOS plugin to allow Phonegap to make a native settings/preferences.
>
> >>>  On Feb 13, 2011, at 2:09 PM, Gmail - IJoeR316 wrote:
>
> >>>   is it for Android, iPhone?
>
> >>> You should update your README file. its blank.
>
> >>> Can u also offer some code examples in your plugin?
>
> >>> Thanks!
>
> >>>  *From:* Tue Topholm <t...@sugee.dk>
> >>> *Sent:* Sunday, February 13, 2011 3:46 PM
> >>> *To:* phon...@googlegroups.com
> >>> *Subject:* Re: [PhoneGap] Re: Localization
>
> >>> I have made a plugin to read from the apps Localizations files:
>
> >>>https://github.com/ttopholm/phonegap-plugins
>
> >>> --
>
> >>> Med venlig hilsen / Kind regards
>
> >>> Tue Topholm
> >>> Sugee
> >>> Tlf: +45 32 13 32 32
> >>> W:http://www.sugee.dk
>
> >>> 2011/2/2 André Fiedler <fiedler.an...@googlemail.com>
>
> >>>> great, thx will try that! :o)
>
> >>>> 2011/2/2 Michael <michael.her...@gmail.com>
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André Fiedler

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Feb 14, 2011, 4:11:17 AM2/14/11
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Do we have it on all platforms? iOS, Android, BB, WP7? I don´t know it. If so, it´s unnecessary. :o)


2011/2/14 Giacomo Balli <giacom...@gmail.com>

Giacomo Balli

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Feb 14, 2011, 5:32:43 AM2/14/11
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any browser has useragent ASAIK

On Feb 14, 10:11 am, André Fiedler <fiedler.an...@googlemail.com>
wrote:
> Do we have it on all platforms? iOS, Android, BB, WP7? I don´t know it. If
> so, it´s unnecessary. :o)
>
> 2011/2/14 Giacomo Balli <giacomoba...@gmail.com>

Tue Topholm

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Feb 14, 2011, 5:58:06 AM2/14/11
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It is IOS only. And yes it could be easier to use js instead.

It returns the language the iphone/ipad is set to, and if you don't have the localizable string en the current locale, it will return in English.


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