Supplementary Character Handling Methods

Java-Supplementary Character Handling Methods

Supplementary Character Handling Methods The Character class encapsulates the char data type. For the J2SE release 5, many methods were added to the Character class to support supplementary characters. The following table lists some of the commonly used methods. Program Program Source public class Javaapp { public static void main(String[] args) { char getchar[] = Character.toChars(164119); … Read more…

utf-16

Java-Supplementary Characters and UTF-16 Encoding

Supplementary Characters and UTF-16 Encoding In the past, all Unicode characters could be held by 16 bits, which is the size of a char (2 bytes), because those values ranged from 0 to FFFF(0 to 65,535). When the unification effort started in the 1980s, a fixed 2-byte width code was more than sufficient to encode … Read more…