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January 2006

Edicode - edit text with Unicode

You can insert text with Unicode characters for a couple of languages into the textarea below and transfer the text by copy & paste to the desired location. Click on a language or an Unicode block to expand a set of buttons. Pressing a button appends the displayed character to the string in the textarea. A glyph can only be displayed, if it's contained in an apropiate font. If you encounter problems, select another font or enter the name of a font installed on your system.

Php I18n Charsets - Web Application Component Toolkit

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This page is going to assume you’ve done a little reading and absorbed some paranioa about the issue of character sets and character encoding in web applications. If you haven’t, try here; “When I discovered that the popular web development tool PHP has almost complete ignorance of character encoding issues, blithely using 8 bits for characters, making it darn near impossible to develop good international web applications, I thought, enough is enough.” “Darn near impossible” is perhaps too extreme but, certainly in PHP, if you simply “accept the defaults” you probably will end up with all kinds of strange characters and question marks the moment anyone outside the US or Western Europe submits some content to your site This page won’t rehash existing discussions suffice to say you should be thinking in terms of Unicode, the grand unified solution to all character issues and, in particular, UTF-8, a specific encoding of Unicode and the best solution for PHP applications.

Php I18n Utf-8 - Web Application Component Toolkit

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This page is intended as a reference for functionality PHP provides which can either help with handling UTF-8 or should be regarded as a risk when used in conjunction with UTF-8 encoded strings. Further information can be found on the i18n and charsets pages.

January 2005

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