Localizing a WP7 application in runtime using MVVM Light

Sep 25, 2011 at 12:32 AM

I'm using MVVM Light in my Windows Phone 7 application. The application is to be used in English and Spanish. Users can select a different language during runtime. I'm localizing the application using resource files. I've already been able to make the localization works, but only when I change the language from Settings. In the main page, I have a list for users to select the language during runtime, I'm setting the selected language to Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture, but the text strings in the interface don't get updated. I have a set of properties in the ViewModel that I'm binding to the View to set the labels of the control, but something is missing. I've been reading that I need to implement the INotifyPropertyChanged in the ViewModel to make this works, but I don't know how to exactly do that nor if there is a different better way to implement this case using MVVM Light. Could anybody help me here please?