I'm setting up a new server, and want to support UTF-8 fully in my web application. I have tried in the past on existing servers and always seem to end up having to fall back to ISO-8859-1. Where ex...
I tried to use UTF-8 and ran into trouble. I have tried so many things; here are the results I have gotten: ???? instead of Asian characters. Even for European text, I got Se?or for Señor. Strange...
How do I properly set the default character encoding used by the JVM (1.5.x) programmatically? I have read that -Dfile.encoding=whatever used to be the way to go for older JVMs... I don't have that l...
What's different between UTF-8 and UTF-8 without a BOM? Which is better?
I need to get UTF-8 working in my Java webapp (servlets + JSP, no framework used) to support äöå etc. for regular Finnish text and Cyrillic alphabets like ЦжФ for special cases. My setup is the...
Is there a function in PHP that can decode Unicode escape sequences like "\u00ed" to "í" and all other similar occurrences? I found similar question here but is doesn't seem to work.
I wonder why most modern solutions built using Perl don't enable UTF-8 by default. I understand there are many legacy problems for core Perl scripts, where it may break things. But, from my point of ...
In 2010, would you serve URLs containing UTF-8 characters in a large web portal? Unicode characters are forbidden as per the RFC on URLs (see here). They would have to be percent encoded to be standa...
I have many "can't encode" and "can't decode" problems with Python when I run my applications from the console. But in the Eclipse PyDev IDE, the default character encoding is set to UTF-8, and I'm fi...
I'm reading out lots of texts from various RSS feeds and inserting them into my database. Of course, there are several different character encodings used in the feeds, e.g. UTF-8 and ISO-8859-1. Unf...