Top "Character-encoding" questions

Character encoding refers to the way characters are represented as a series of bytes.

Best way to convert string to bytes in Python 3?

There appear to be two different ways to convert a string to bytes, as seen in the answers to TypeError: …

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How do I get a consistent byte representation of strings in C# without manually specifying an encoding?

How do I convert a string to a byte[] in .NET (C#) without manually specifying a specific encoding? I'm going …

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Working with UTF-8 encoding in Python source

Consider: $ cat u = unicode('d…') s = u.encode('utf-8') print s $ python File "bla.…

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Setting the default Java character encoding

How do I properly set the default character encoding used by the JVM (1.5.x) programmatically? I have read that -Dfile.…

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How to convert Strings to and from UTF8 byte arrays in Java

In Java, I have a String and I want to encode it as a byte array (in UTF8, or some …

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What's the difference between UTF-8 and UTF-8 without BOM?

What's different between UTF-8 and UTF-8 without a BOM? Which is better?

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"for line in..." results in UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte

Here is my code, for line in open('u.item'): #read each line whenever I run this code it gives …

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What does "Content-type: application/json; charset=utf-8" really mean?

When I make a POST request with a JSON body to my REST service I include Content-type: application/json; charset=…

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Change MySQL default character set to UTF-8 in my.cnf?

Currently we are using the following commands in PHP to set the character set to UTF-8 in our application. Since …

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