By default, the formatting routines use the culture settings defined on the web server, but you can indicate that a particular culture be used anytime you format. There are standard format strings, which are typically a single letter that applies detailed formatting logic.In addition to the culture settings, formatting is also affected by a format string, which spells out the formatting details to apply. For example, the "C" format specifier will format a numeric type as a currency value; the "Y" format specifier displays the month name and four-digit year of the specified value.The Passport feature will accommodate the company’s expansion outside of the dating sphere and beyond romantic interactions, an effort that Tinder would like to make in the long-term to grow its user base by connecting people on social and professional levels.A recent investment in the app by California-based Benchmark – led by Matt Cohler, Tinder board member and former executive at Facebook (FB) and Linked In (LNKD) – suggests Tinder is already thinking about this next move.The legal limbo increased costs and prompted IAC to invest an additional million.or numeric variable is formatted depends on the culture settings and the format string.
(For more, see: .) Tinder has proven it is does not require revenue to be successful.The table below shows just a few examples of how these custom format strings can be strung together.The code snippets reference As with the standard format strings, the individual pieces of the custom format strings are culture-specific.The code snippets reference Keep in mind that the output of the standard format strings depend on the culture settings.For example, formatting November 8th, 2010 using the short date pattern displays 11/8/2010 when using the en-US culture; however, the French (France) culture (fr-FR) displays 08/11/2010; German (Germany) shows ; and the Japanese culture outputs 2010/11/08.One such add-on, Passport, will expose users to more matches by eliminating geographical restrictions, providing access to profiles not limited to the user’s location (the existing model limits users to profiles within a 120-mile area).