News Feed
Jobs Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

James Cohen's Blog:
How to Avoid Character Encoding Problems in PHP
April 25, 2011 @ 14:13:14

James Cohen has a recent post to his blog looking at a way you can avoid some of the character encoding problems in PHP that can come with working with multiple character sets.

Character sets can be confusing at the best of times. This post aims to explain the potential problems and suggest solutions. Although this is applied to PHP and a typical LAMP stack you can apply the same principles to any multi-tier stack.

He includes a "boring history" session (and recommends skipping if you just want the good stuff) that talks a bit about character sets and their history in computer system handling. All that said, he recommends using UTF-8 to ease your character encoding woes. He talks about configuring your editor to support it, making sure your browsers understand it and setting up your MySQL database connection to use it.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
character encoding issue mysql browser editor ide


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

HowTo Forge: Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 7

Johannes Schlüter: Sharding PHP with MySQL Fabric

Zend Developer Zone: Did you hear Sun was buying MySQL?

Adobe Developer Source: Using PHP and Flex to Browse a MySQL Database

Mike van Riel's Blog: phpStorm, a true delight to work with


Community Events











Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


package install symfony2 facebook composer hhvm unittest overview component application framework threedevsandamaybe language security release hack podcast opinion introduction code

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework