FOSDEM '08 is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.


Schedule: Unicoding With PHP 6

Andrei Zmievski
Day Saturday
Room Janson
Start time 15:00
End time 15:45
Duration 00:45
Event type Podium
Track Languages
Language English
Video (Ogg/Theora)
Unicoding With PHP 6

The Unicode support is the #1 feature in PHP 6. Come to this session and find out what this means for you and how you can take advantage of it.

Don't be left behind as the software world moves towards language and cultural sensitivity. Speaking Unicode is all the rage these days and this session will show what PHP has learned and how easy it will be to work with multilingual text.

This talk will provide an overview of the most salient features of the Unicode support and illustrate the new internationalization features with a variety of demos on topics such as: * Character set conversion * Text boundary analysis * Working with international dates and calendars * Transliteration and text normalization * Working with character sets and properties