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Great Unicode presentation by

Stefan Heymann did a great presentation Character Sets and Unicode in Firebird at fbcon11. About 90% of it is not about Firebird, but about Unicode: a highly recommended presentation. 34 more words

Development

Degrees of freedom: Four valid ways to write degrees Fahrenheit in HTML

I was working on my startup’s food safety score web app, writing code to clean up imported text like,

DELI DISPLAY COOLER HOLDING CREAM CAKE AT 44.6F BUT LOWER CORNER OF UNIT HOLDING FOODS @ 39F…

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100% Geek

Odia Wikisource digitizes classic books to create large Unicode text library

In January 2013, some of the active Wikimedians from the Odia Wikipedia community submitted a request for the approval of the Odia Wikisource. The… 1,107 more words

Community

Delphi: ZEROBASEDSTRINGS and maintaining cross-version Delphi libraries

One of the features that bites me over and over again is the ZEROBASEDSTRINGS that got introduced in Delphi XE3 and is by default ON in mobile compilers and OFF in Desktop compilers. 248 more words

Development

Taco Bell Needs Your Help In Making Taco Emoji A Delicious Reality

Taco Bell wants to make an impact in the way that Unicode Consortium chooses which new emoji are added to our cell phones and tablets this year. 375 more words

Web Culture

Network/IP Camera DirectShow Source Filter Supports Unicode

We updated the MontiVision IP Camera Source Filter to support Unicode strings in order to solve URL problems for some of our international customers.

While testing with a lot of MJPEG (Motion JPEG) streams delivered by Network Cameras from vendors like AXIS, Sony, Panasonic, Sanyo etc., we also improved the stream parsing algorithm, which highly increased the number of supported IP Cameras. 7 more words

DirectShow

HolyEmoji! 💖😂

The most popular word this year was not a word, rather it was:
💖 in a 👔with 😂

And here I was still using qwerty punctuation symbol-based smiles and winks, even thinking I’d invented the “winky frown” which I texted to my tween as a semi-colon left parenthesis symbol reply to a forlorn text I received from her after she’d had a tough day. 142 more words