What’s new in Unicode in PHP V5.3?

Unicode and i18N support

From the developerWorks archives

Jirka Kosek

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: December 15, 2009

PHP is a popular language, yet it still lacks proper Unicode support. The recently released V5.3, however, adds a new internationalization library built on top of the famous ICU library. With this new library, it is now possible to properly collate, sort, and format numbers and dates for many locales. Learn how to use this new library to properly internationalize applications as well as overcome common Unicode problems.

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