Tag Archives: utf8

UTF-8 on Tomcat

I use Apache httpd + mod_jk with tomcat and connect to port 8009. Be sure to tell the tomcat connection that you are using UTF-8. # vi /usr/local/tomcat/conf/server.xml <Connector port=”8009″ URIEncoding=”UTF-8″ enableLookups=”false” redirectPort=”8443″ protocol=”AJP/1.3″ /> Add two parameters to the list of JAVA_OPTS (at least for tomcat) -Djavax.servlet.request.encoding=UTF-8 -Dfile.encoding=UTF-8″

Character codes and encoding

Character codes and encoding In the beginning, there was ASCII. (There were others, but we begin here with ASCII). 7-bit ASCII in an 8-bit package. Using only the first seven bits of a byte, standard ASCII could not deal with diacritical marks (accents and funny dots in the vulgar vernacular). Therefore, the German word for […]