PYTHON unicode_encode

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Python 2.x:
u'\u0150\u0179'.encode('iso-8859-2')

Python 3.x:
'\u0150\u0179'.encode('iso-8859-2')

PHP unicode_encode

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unicode_encode

(PHP 6 >= 6.0.0)

unicode_encodeConvert a unicode string in any encoding

Description

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

Takes a unicode string and converts it to a string in the specified encoding .

Parameters

input

The unicode string that is converted.

encoding

The new encoding for 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 string on success, or FALSE on failure.

Errors/Exceptions

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

Examples

Example #1 A unicode_encode() example

Note: The characters will be seen instead of entities in the output.

<?php
header 
('Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-2');

$encoded unicode_encode ('\u0150\u0179''ISO-8859-2');

echo 
'Unicode semantics: 'ini_get ('unicode_semantics'), PHP_EOL;
echo 
'The string itself:'$encodedPHP_EOL;
echo 
'The length of the string: 'strlen ($encoded);
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

Unicode semantics: 1
The string itself: &#336;&#377;
The length of the string: 2

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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