All Unicode Characters Printed to HTML via JavaScript

Joel Spoelsky’s article on what developers should know motivated me to learn a bit about Unicode characters. To explore this awesome encoding I wrote a little JavaScript to print out all the Unicode characters. It is interesting to note where you have significant gaps of blank white blocks with black borders (this shows what character sets you lack—sorry, I have not noted which set is displayed in the page). Be patient: the page takes a few seconds to run.

A taste of unicode