PYTHON unicode_decode

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Python 2.x:
'\xd7\x90'.decode('utf-8')

Python 3.x:
b'\xd7\x90'.decode('utf-8')

PHP unicode_decode

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unicode_decode

(PHP 6 >= 6.0.0)

unicode_decodeConvert a binary string into a Unicode string

Description

unicode unicode_decode ( string $input , string $encoding [, int $errmode ] )

Convert a binary string encoded in encoding to a unicode string.

Parameters

input

Try string that is converted.

encoding

The encoding of input .

errmode

Conversion error mode. This parameter determines the action to take when the converter cannot convert a character. For a list of available modes, refer to unicode_set_error_mode(). If the parameter is not set, the global error mode is used.

Return Values

A unicode string or FALSE on failure.

Errors/Exceptions

Emits a E_WARNING level error if a converter cannot be created for the desired encoding .

Notes

Warning

This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, its name, and surrounding documentation may change without notice in a future release of PHP. This function should be used at your own risk.

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