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Tools for locale-js

Tools for locale-js

See locale-js project.

$ npm install locale-tools

$ i18n --help
  Usage: i18n [options] [command]
    init                   Run initialization wizard
    collect                Collect translation data and write .tr file(s).
    dict                   Build dictionary files.
    -h, --help     output usage information
    -V, --version  output the version number
    -f, --force    force initialization, use with "init" command

cd <project_home>
$ i18n init

This command sequence will create i18n directory in the <project_home> and put project config into it.


  • tr.json - project config.
$ i18n collect

This command will create translation file for each target language.


  • <target>.tr - translation file for <target> language.

Edit .tr files with your favorite text editor and run the following command:

$ i18n dict

This will create dictionary file for each target language and dictionary's config file.


  • i18n.json - dictionary's config.
  • <target>.json - translation dictionary for <target> language.