Localisation Infrastructure in Yelp

Sherry Wang

Abstract

If a company wants to sell product overseas, localisation is a must.

A good localisation system saves huge amount of engineer work in daily life.

In this talk, I'll introduce how Yelp develops localisation infra that covers translation, currency/time and location localisation.

Description

If a company wants to sell product overseas, localisation is a must. A good localisation system saves huge amount of engineer work in daily life.

In this talk, I'll introduce how Yelp's localisation infra tools, services and packages are built and accelerate development speed. Main topics will cover: 1. Translation Service - a Yelp python service supports engineer use 2. Machine translation service - a Yelp python service supports real-time translation 3. Currency/Time package - Yelp python packages built on open source project

Bio

I'm a Yelp engineer. I've worked in localisation infra and business search. This year I moved from San Francisco to London, hope to meet friends in public talk, and share my experiences in my work.