September 2012 Archives

Understanding Unicode/UTF8 in Perl

I'm not a Unicode Guru, but working with third parties, I often find that a lot of people consistently fail to get the basics right about Unicode and encoding. So here's yet another set of slides about unicode/utf8 in Perl.

It's not meant to be a comprehensive presentation of all Unicode things in Perl. It's meant to insist on a couple of guidelines and give some pointers to get a good start writing a unicode compliant application and avoiding common issues.

View them here.

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user-pic I'm a Perl programmer and I blog about Perl and other stuff.