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A Brief History of Unicode

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Summary

Alex Blewitt discusses the origins of Unicode, why UTF8 is important, how character sets have evolved over time and the role Unicode has had in the evolution of many languages.

Bio

Alex Blewitt has over 20 years of experience in Objective-C and has been using Apple frameworks since NeXTSTEP 3.0. He currently works for a financial company in London and writes for the online technology news site InfoQ, as well as other books for Packt Publishing. He also has a number of apps on the App Store through Bandlem Limited.

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The Docklands. JLC is a community for Java developers and those with an interest in the JVM to get together monthly in the Docklands. The Docklands. LJC is proud to be part of the London Java Community.

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Jan 13, 2017

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