Great Article on Unicode and Character Sets

It is easier as a developer who deals with English 99.9% of the time to overlook this stuff – especially in PHP – until you open and try to manipulate a bunch of .txt file not even thinking about the variety of Unicode formats. Found this rather enlightening …

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

Good for any PHP coder to read, especially as the documentation on this stuff at is a bit on the lean side.

Update:Character Sets / Character Encoding Issues from WACT with lots of PHP-specific information.

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