Java properties files

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Ensuring proper Java character encoding of byte streams

This article looks at Java character encoding challenges and how those can be tackled. The situation with Java character encoding Some time ago I wrote about a situation we are facing at LingoHub every day: If a user uploads a resource file or uses our Github & Bitbucket integration to import a file, we always have to find out the correct …

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i18n Resource File Formats: RESX and RESW files

Next up in our blog series on localization resource file formats are Windows-related formats. RESX files are used by programs developed with Microsoft’s .NET Framework. They store objects and strings for a program in an XML format. They may contain both plain text information as well as binary data, which is encoded as text within the XML tags. RESW files …

Rest API

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Lingohub API ready for BaRuCo

We know the importance of an API. That is why we designed lingohub from the beginning with a REST interface in mind. The only thing that was missing (until now), was the documentation. Today, timely for the BaRuCo, we released our Developer Center https://lingohub.com/developers. You will find documentation about REST endpoints, restriction, authentication, and everything else you need to integrate with lingohub. …

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Ruby: ensure_encoding to ensure your encoding

Consider following situation: you receive a file, either from your drive or from HTTP, and you have no clue what encoding was used for the content of this file. Nothing is stored with the content that indicates the encoding. Even scanning the file’s content doesn’t help to derive the encoding. It is just a series of bits and bytes. Every byte maps …

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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. …