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Web Reference Offers PHP i18n & g11n Tutorials


Web is offering a series of tutorials on how to implement localization, globalization and internationalization features in PHP. Topics include working with Unicode; setting date, currency and number-display formats; and PHP environmental variables.

It's nice to see the these issues getting the spotlight in such a major tech forum.

However I do have one very important recommendation - make sure you visit the site when the ad for SitePal is NOT running or at least disable the volume. Having the virtual lady ask me to enter a message over into the text box over and over and over and over and over is very aggravating. Especially if it's after work hours and you are trying to fit in an episode on


Migrating PHP To Unicode


Here's a site documenting how a PHP programmer migrated to UTF-8 (with some of the gotchas).


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