Posts tagged unicode

Björn Höhrmann's excellent compact UTF-8 decoder is one of those C masterpieces that makes you realize quite how powerful the language can be.

29th February, 11:26 am

very cool - html5 unicode character recognition. useful for finding the codepoint of that arrow you really needed

26th January, 2:56 pm

i want to be the first google result for a single character [via asc]

1st March, 11:40 pm

after a weekend of dorking around with bidirectional text on the web, i've put together a short guide to understanding bidirectional text in unicode. comments welcome

14th February, 6:50 pm

did i blog the unicode poster stuff already? i hope so

13th August, 4:37 pm

fileformat.info has the best unicode codepoint reference docs i've seen [via ph]

3rd January, 4:09 pm

the medieval unicode font initiative are doing interesting things with the unicode private use area

25th February, 4:43 pm

tom insam does good presentation slides. i will bear these in my if i get round to doing slides for etcon.

4th October, 11:00 pm

today i've mostly been reading about surrogates (for the noted2 unicode library) and have finally tracked them down in the unicode manual. it seems like a poorly designed part of unicode, which should have just been replaced by utf32.

12th July, 8:16 pm

unicameral is definately my favourite word of the week. found a nice definition after i worked it into a conversation and had to explain myself.

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