Character Encoding: ASCII vs. Unicode

Difference Between Unicode and ASCII

Unicode,also known as UTF-8 or the "Universal Alphabet"
 (used by almost 70% of websites, in 2013)

Unicode currently contains most written languages and still has room for even more. This includes typical left-to-right scripts like English and even right-to-left scripts like Arabic. Chinese, Japanese, and the many other variants are also represented within Unicode.

Summary:

1.ASCII uses an 8-bit encoding while Unicode uses a variable bit encoding.

2.Unicode is standardized while ASCII isn’t.

3.Unicode represents most written languages in the world while ASCII does not.

4.ASCII has its equivalent within Unicode.

Unicode® 6.0.0

Unicode 8.0 Character Code Charts

Characters

http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0370.pdf
Simply copy and paste, see below:
Π Ϧ Ϯ கோ ஹெ

Those that don’t work will display as a blank box.

Ͷ ͷ ͺ ͻ ͼ ͽ ; Ϳ ΄ ΅ Ά · Έ Ή Ί Ό Ύ Ώ ΐ Α Β Γ Δ Ε Ζ Η Θ Ι Κ Λ Μ Ν Ξ Ο Π Ρ Σ Τ Υ Φ Χ Ψ Ω Ϊ Ϋ ά έ ή ί ΰ α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π ρ ς σ τ υ φ χ ψ ω ϊ ϋ ό ύ ώ Ϗ ϐ ϑ ϒ ϓ ϔ ϕ ϖ ϗ Ϙ ϙ Ϛ ϛ Ϝ ϝ Ϟ ϟ Ϡ ϡ Ϣ ϣ Ϥ ϥ Ϧ ϧ Ϩ ϩ Ϫ ϫ Ϭ ϭ Ϯ ϯ ϰ ϱ ϲ ϳ ϴ ϵ ϶

SymbolsUnicode

http://unicode-table.com/en/#control-character

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