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LaTeX, treasure cave

Have discovered the joys of typesetting. Specifically, the XeLeTeX incarnation of LaTeX: it can understand Unicode, and can access any fonts installed on the system. Plus its code is expandable, and user-written packages extend its functionality and abilities. 236 more words


Python Unicode Encode Errors

It’s sometimes stressful when working with string conversion in Python while coming across encoding errors. An example is the following error that was generated when I converted a JSON file into CSV so that I can analyze the data using pandas: 90 more words


Here are 67 new emoji that could come to iOS next year [Gallery]

(Source: 9to5mac.com)

The Unicode Consortium this week has outlined 67 new emoji that are currently under consideration for inclusion in the Unicode 11 standard set for release next year. 353 more words


Frowning Poo and 66 Other New Emojis Proposed for Potential Release in 2018's Unicode 11

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

Emoji images via Emojipedia and Unicode.org

The 67 new characters proposed for inclusion in Unicode 11 include smiling face with three hearts, smiling face with party hat, blue face with icicles, grinning face with OK as eyes, and an inversion of the well-known poo emoji called “frowning pile of poo.” … 414 more words


More Fun Scripting with Swift in Xcode: String search

AppleScript has an almost hidden string search feature which can be used in code of the form:
set AppleScript's text item delimiters to the search_string… 545 more words


A world of emoji misinformation

July 17 was World Emoji Day. Anyone can declare a World Anything Day, but my local library thought it was important enough to give it part of a sign, along with Cell Phone Courtesy Month. 341 more words