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What Is Correct Locale Tag? en_US vs. en-US

How would you thank your user? How would you know what language he is using? And finally, how would you distinguish one language variant from the other (US english from GB english)? For all that cases you need locale tag. It is designed to store every information important to proper localization. We have many standards out there, but only one can be considered true standard.

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Why UTF-8 is Best Encoding for You and Your Customers?

UTF-8 will make your application a lot easier to internationalize
UTF-8 will make your application a lot easier to internationalize

Back to 2005 I had no idea what is character encoding, why I see � in text files or what is the difference between Unicode and UTF-8. It looked so complicated, that I felt like a blind man every time I needed to deal with this. In this article you will learn all nuances of encodings, why UTF-8 had become standard and how they call unreadable characters in Japan.

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