Answers to Self-Review exercises


a) localize. b) encoding. c) universal, efficient, uniform, unambiguous. d) character. e) portable. f) UTF-8.


a) False. It encompasses the majority of the world's characters. b) False. The yyyy represents a hexadecimal number. c) False. A diacritic is a special mark added to a character to distinguish it from another letter or to indicate an accent. d) True. e) False. Unicode characters are denoted by uyyyy.



Navigate to the Unicode Consortium Web site ( and write the hexadecimal code values for the following characters. In which block are they located?

  1. Latin letter "Z."
  2. Latin letter 'n' with the "tilde (~)."
  3. Greek letter "delta."
  4. Mathematical operator "less than or equal to."
  5. Punctuation symbol "open quote (")."

Describe the Unicode Standard design basis.


Define the following terms:

  1. code value.
  2. surrogates.
  3. Unicode Standard.
  4. UTF-8.
  5. UTF-16.
  6. UTF-32.

Describe a scenario where it is optimal to store your data in UTF-16 format.


Using the Unicode Standard code values, create a program that prints your first and last name. If you know other writing systems, print your first and last name in those as well. Use a Label to display your name.

Appendix F Introduction to XHTML Part 1



    Introduction to Computers, the Internet and Visual C#

    Introduction to the Visual C# 2005 Express Edition IDE

    Introduction to C# Applications

    Introduction to Classes and Objects

    Control Statements: Part 1

    Control Statements: Part 2

    Methods: A Deeper Look


    Classes and Objects: A Deeper Look

    Object-Oriented Programming: Inheritance

    Polymorphism, Interfaces & Operator Overloading

    Exception Handling

    Graphical User Interface Concepts: Part 1

    Graphical User Interface Concepts: Part 2


    Strings, Characters and Regular Expressions

    Graphics and Multimedia

    Files and Streams

    Extensible Markup Language (XML)

    Database, SQL and ADO.NET

    ASP.NET 2.0, Web Forms and Web Controls

    Web Services

    Networking: Streams-Based Sockets and Datagrams

    Searching and Sorting

    Data Structures



    Appendix A. Operator Precedence Chart

    Appendix B. Number Systems

    Appendix C. Using the Visual Studio 2005 Debugger

    Appendix D. ASCII Character Set

    Appendix E. Unicode®

    Appendix F. Introduction to XHTML: Part 1

    Appendix G. Introduction to XHTML: Part 2

    Appendix H. HTML/XHTML Special Characters

    Appendix I. HTML/XHTML Colors

    Appendix J. ATM Case Study Code

    Appendix K. UML 2: Additional Diagram Types

    Appendix L. Simple Types


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