By Ken Lunde
CJKV info Processing is the definitive consultant for tackling the tricky matters confronted whilst facing advanced Asian languages — chinese language, jap, Korean, and Vietnamese — within the context of computing or net services.
not like the English alphabet with an insignificant 26 letters, those advanced writing structures use a number of alphabets comprising hundreds of thousands of characters. dealing with such an unwieldy quantity of knowledge is bold and complicated. previously, operating with those writing platforms was once an not possible job to such a lot, yet this booklet clarifies the problems, even to people who don't comprehend East Asian languages.
This new ebook comprises revised info from Ken Lunde's first publication, figuring out jap info Processing, and vitamins each one bankruptcy with meticulous information about how the chinese language (hanzi), eastern (kana and kanji), Korean (hangul and hanja), and Vietnamese (Quoc ngu, chu Nom, and chu Han) writing platforms were carried out on modern computers. This e-book is exclusive in that it doesn't easily rattle off details that may be present in different assets, yet particularly it presents the reader with hitherto unexplained insights into how those advanced writing structures were tailored to be used on pcs, and gives the person and developer alike with worthy and time-saving assistance and techniques.
info on today's scorching subject matters, reminiscent of how those writing platforms impression modern web assets just like the internet, HTML, XML, Java, and Adobe Acrobat, is additionally provided.
This ebook is of incalculable worth for the developer, programmer, consumer, and researcher — someone who comes into touch with those characters within the context of desktops or the web wishes this publication. themes coated during this e-book include:
* Writing systems
* personality set standards
* Encoding methods
* enter methods
* Font formats
* Output methods
* Programming and code conversion techniques
* Dictionaries and dictionary software
This quantity additionally encompasses a host of helpful appendixes, reminiscent of code conversion tables, personality set tables, personality set indexes, mapping tables, Perl code examples, a thesaurus, and an in depth bibliography.