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ASCII, Unicode, UTF-8, UTF-16, Latin-1 and why they matter

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

Notes To Self

MVA: Database Fundamentals Module 3 Notes

The course “Database Fundamentals”  can be found here.

This course if set for Level 100 – Individuals seeking to learn the fundamentals of relational databases, database management systems, and database components. 483 more words


Google Creates Font Supporting 800+ Languages

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

Tweaks & Updates

Klingon vs. Emoji in Unicode

In 2001, the Unicode Consortium rejected a proposal to include the Klingon encoding. The reasons it gave were:

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.

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