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April 10, 2017

What is Unicode?

You probably use it and don't know.

By James Nunns

Unicode is an international encoding standard for use with different languages and scripts.

It works by providing a unique number for every character, this creates a consistent encoding, representation, and handling of text.

Basically Unicode is like a Universal Alphabet that covers the majority of different languages across the world, it transforms characters into numbers.

It achieves this by using character encoding, which is to assign a number to every character that can be used.

What’s an example of a Unicode?

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