Brand-new Unicode REST API

This is a buzzword-filled post to say the least. We have just published our new REST API to See the documentation at the Github Wiki.

The API features JSON and JSON-P access to codepoints, sample glyphs, blocks, planes, scripts, and so on as well as transformation and filter functions for UTF-8 input strings.

A typical request would look like this:

GET /api/v1/codepoint/0064

with an answer giving you information about “LATIN SMALL LETTER D” to your heart’s content:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 18:21:34 GMT
Link: <>; rel=alternate
Link: <>; rel=up
Link: <>; rel=next
Link: <>; rel=prev
Access-Control-Allow-Origin: *
Unicode-Version: 6.1.0
Content-Language: en
Last-Modified: Mon, 08 Jul 2013 23:21:20 +0200
Content-Type: application/json; charset=UTF-8


    "cp": "100",
    "age": "1.1",
    "na1": "",
    "gc": "Ll",
    "ccc": "0",
    "bc": "L",

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