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Wednesday, 1 October 2008

The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets (No Excuses!)

It’s 2008, and as far as Unicode goes, things have thankfully improved a lot since 2003 (when the linked article was published). However, ever so often I stumble upon the work of an character encoding ignorant developer and that just makes me sad (at the state of affairs). If you’re a developer and have the slightest doubt that you might not know everything Joel Spolsky wrote in the linked article, please read the whole thing.

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