By Josh McAdams (‎jmcadams‎) from
Date: Monday, 21 June 2010 11:40
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Intermediate
Language: English
Tags: perl unicode

Effective Perl: Unicode

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A recent report by Google showed that nearly 50% of the pages that they index are encoded in UTF-8. No matter how hard you try to avoid it, sooner or later you are going to have to work with Unicode data. Lucky for you, Perl is pretty good about handling Unicode, but it helps if you know a little bit about what you are doing.

This talk with go over some of the basic concepts of Unicode and will then illustrate a few ways of dealing with Unicode in Perl.

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