Tutorial 17: Shady Characters - HTML with Style | 2
Tutorial 17: Shady Characters
So far in the HTML with Style tutorials, I have let you type away at your text editors without worrying too much about which characters you use and why. HTML, however, is quite picky about what kinds of characters are allowed to inhabit its documents, and requires you to let it be known in advance which characters will be allowed in and how they'll be dressed up in bits and bytes. In this tutorial, we will take a look at the concepts of character sets, character encodings, and character references.