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Glossary: Encoding

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Turning a source item into code for storage or communication in places where ordinary plain language, spoken or written, is difficult or impossible. For a non-computing example: turning letters into Morse code or semaphore. In computing terms, encoding is usually for storage of non-standard characters such as à, æ or ç.

I’ve been having a fair bit of trouble with this week’s part of the course. I asked if anyone had any tips and encountered a few others on the course who are also struggling. The general advice is to just copy the notebook and change the bits that are necessary. This is fine – and […]