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Character Encode your source

09/05/2012 1 comment

When writing source code in your project, you’re always simply writing text and when you’re writing text you are saving this text on your disk in a certain encoding. This is a subtle field in which mistakes are easy and can lead to interesting side effects.

In our project we’ve recently moved from JDK 1.5 to JDK 1.6 and while local builds worked fine, the build server (running on Linux) started complaining:

“Unmappable character for encoding UTF-8” Read more…

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