News Feed
Sections




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

Riff Blog:
Console encoding in PHP-GTK apps
November 20, 2006 @ 10:58:00

PHP-GTKers working in English-related applications, don't have a problem with debugging messages output to a console when debugging, but applications on a more international front have issues with their output. But help has been found in this new post on the Riff Blog - a method for correctly encoding PHP-GTK applications.

PHP scripts are typically stored under UTF-8 encoding to limit i18n headaches, while the console in which their output will be displayed is normally configured to some regional encoding, like IBM850 in Windows/XP French.

So we need a workaround...

He splits the process out into a few steps, each with its own explanation and code:

  • Builtin tools
  • Buffering
  • Flushing
  • PHP-GTK is not PHP for the Web
  • Auto-flushing
All wrapped up with a final solution - using the iconv functionality in combination with some output buffering to correctly display the message.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
phpgtk encoding output console i18n buffering iconv phpgtk encoding output console i18n buffering iconv


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

php|architect: August 2006 Issue Released

Johannes Schluter's Blog: Direct MySQL Stream Access

PHP-GTK Community Site: GtkProgressBar and GtkFileSelection

Riff Blog: Console encoding in PHP-GTK apps

Christian Stocker\'s Blog: PHP 5, OS X, fink and iconv


Community Events





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


framework laravel install tool podcast package language community version update symfony release interview voicesoftheelephpant library composer opinion series security introduction

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