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Unicode Primer

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When developing software that is to be used in multiple languages, it is essential to support a character set that will render any character. Unicode, a standard for representing text of all the world’s writing systems fills this void, allowing for full character support and workable software in all languages.

In this 4-minute video, software internationalization expert Adam Asnes illustrates:

  • How character encoding has evolved
  • Why Unicode is essential for commercial software
  • The differences in Unicode encoding; i.e.: UTF-8 and UTF-16

 

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