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Comparison: ASCII vs Unicode

It’s necessary to have a coding scheme to store text in a computer. For this reason, several schemes have been developed; the two most common coding schemes are ASCII and Unicode. 308 more words

Adding Support for Foreign Characters to Django

This post explains the changes I needed to make to a Python Django 1.8 website in order to add Unicode (special character) support.

The Situation… 1,309 more words

Technical Stuff

What Is encoding and UTF - 8?

First off, apologies for the extended ‘break’ I took from blogging. I have been busy with a job (as well as country) change. Although still in the actuarial field, I have somewhat pivoted to a less-traditional job scope. 1,554 more words


Random Characters

Because every so often it’s nice to have a list of characters you can just copy/paste from, rather than trying to figure out where else they may be. 12 more words


Devuan 2.0 "ASCII" Release R. Pi Install Tale Of Woe

It is now 9:30 PM on Monday. I started down this path sometime Saturday. What ought to have been a “3 hour tour” has taken a bit longer… … 1,451 more words

Tech Bits

Device Equals ANSI Dot Sys

As a kid I figured out how to edit my father’s config.sys and autoexec.bat to change font colors in MS-DOS. Without the help from the internet, it was such a mysterious age where small technological discoveries were made based solely on trial and error, gossip, obscure scripts, tools and white papers spread on LAN parties and floppies. 128 more words

"don't-touch-here" पर क्लिक करने पर Whatsapp क्यों हैंग हो जाता है

आपको भी कभी न कभी ये मैसेज जरूर आया होगा जिसमे लिखा है “don’t-touch-here” और आपको कहा गया होगा की इसको छूते ही आपका Whatsapp हैंग हो जायेगा। 25 more words