1234.56 vs 1234,56

While working at Just Eat Takeaway.com developing a multilingual, multi-currency, multi-whatever-you-want app we released our first version to be used in a local restaurant in the Netherlands.

A couple of days later our product owner from the Netherlands contacted our product manager in Israel and told him that he used the catalog feature on our app and couldn’t enter the comma (,) character in the price field.

The decimal separator is a period (.), not a comma, well, at least I thought so.

The problem(s):

“Localization is the process of adapting internationalized software for a specific region or…

Daniel Liverant

Front-end developer, Angular enthusiast

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