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Localization in Laravel

Why Localization is an important feature in Laravel?

A popular PHP web framework, which allows developers to create multilingual applications easily. Laravel provides built-in support for localization using the Illuminate/Translation package, which provides tools for managing language files, translating strings, and displaying localized content.

To start using localization in Laravel, developers need to create language files for each language that their application will support. These files are typically located in the resources/lang directory of the project and have a filename that corresponds to the language code, e.g. en for English or fr for French.

Once the language files are in place, developers can use the trans() function to translate strings into the appropriate language. For example:

echo trans('messages.welcome');
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In this example, the trans() function is used to translate the string 'messages.welcome' into the language specified by the user's browser settings or application preferences.

Developers can also use the Lang::get() method to retrieve language strings directly from the language files, like this:

echo Lang::get('messages.welcome');
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Laravel also supports localization of dates, numbers, and other data formats using the Carbon library, which provides tools for formatting and manipulating date and time values.

In summary, Laravel provides robust support for localization, making it easy for developers to create multilingual applications that can be used by audiences in different regions and languages.

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Great article, keep it up

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Thanks you @codeofrelevancy