Character Codes

Every character needs to be converted into a number before it can be saved.
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Character Encoding

This is the conversion of a symbol into a binary number



ASCII

ASCII uses a 7-bit encoding scheme that represents 128 different numbers.
ASCII only supports one alphabet



ANSI

ANSI uses a 8-bit encoding scheme that represents 218 numbers.
Also known as Windows-1252 and was the default font used in Windows 95.
This is compatible with ASCII.



UNICODE

The UNICODE character set is a universal standard across all systems.
UNICODE uses a 8-bit encoding scheme and has different types.
The most popular type is UTF-8 which is compatible with ASCII.




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