You know I have a soft spot for the internationalization APIs. So, whenever I see or write something that might help you to internationalize your application, I like to pass it on. Yes, I wrote it, but don't hold that against the article...or me.
Want your app to be a hit in Japan, Germany, or even China? It all starts with an understanding of Locale. Read Understanding Locale in the Java Platform to learn how to use the
java.util.Locale class to affect locale-sensitive objects.