Kopec Explains Software
Computing concepts simplified
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#7 What is a Character Encoding?

How is text represented in software?

Computers are not just great for calculating, they’re also great for storing, manipulating, and viewing text. In fact, the majority of the work we do on a computer is “text work.” But, how does a computer actually store text? How is text represented in software? In this episode we dive into the world of character encodings, the way that software represents text.

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