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Ruby and Encoding

This is the second post of my series “Do you speak UTF-8?”. Here you can find the first article on this topic. This article covers how Ruby 1.9 handles encoding internally and which tooling it provides for encoding issues. Prior to Ruby 1.9 a String was just a sequence of bytes. Calling the method size() returned the size of this byte …

CEO and founder of Lingohub. Envisioning a multilingual digital world. Email me if you have questions about how Lingohub can help you take your products global.

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Do you speak UTF-8?

“ @ mperham : You have a problem, your data is in latin1 so you think : ” I’ll convert to UTF8 !” Now you have � problems .” cc @ kingshy_g Everyone of us coders who dealt with encodings felt that pain, didn’t you? During my developers career I was quite lucky. Had to deal with encodings quite seldom. …