Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hidden Java gems: java.text.Normalizer


Java has a build-in java.text.Normalizer class to transform Unicode text into an equivalent composed or decomposed form. Dafuq? The letter ‘Á’ can be represented in a composed form U+00C1 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A WITH ACUTE and a decomposed form U+0041 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A U+0301 COMBINING ACUTE ACCENT Normalizer handles this for your: import java.text.Normalizer; […]

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