In iOS, you have a string “hello world”. Most of the time you just need to assign it to a textLabel.text, uppercaseString it or stringByAppendingString it to another string. 859 more words
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Google has created a new font that supports more than 800 languages. “Noto solves a big usability issue that most people don’t know exists. If you write in languages like English, Hindi, Mandarin Chinese, or Russian, for example, you rarely see tofu. 38 more words
Encoding is hard... so how did the single quote become a circumflexed a followed by Euro sign and trade mark?
In 2001, the Unicode Consortium rejected a proposal to include the Klingon encoding. The reasons it gave were:
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Lack of evidence of usage in published literature, lack of organized community interest in its standardization, no resolution of potential trademark and copyright issues, question about its status as a cipher rather than a script, and so on.