One of the great things about the Go standard library is how easy it is to create a sophisticated tool using a small amount of code. In this entry, I will explain how to make a variable-length random string generator that can support any Unicode character. You can find the final result on GitHub or… Continue reading Go, create a Unicode random string generator.
By default MySQL uses the collation of latin1_swedish_ci character set for all columns. First off in case you are wondering the ci after the second underscore means case insensitive. All SQL queries targeting this column will ignore the letter case of the query values and the field data. Other collations that end with cs are case… Continue reading MySQL lower/UPPER casing and ISO 8859, Unicode, UTF-8, UTF-16, UTF-32 Character Set Collations