This chapter will cover the following recipes:
In Elixir, strings are declared using double quotes ("") and they are, by default, UTF-8-encoded binaries. A group of bytes represent each codepoint in a string.
A codepoint, in this context, is the binary representation of a UTF-8-encoded character.
Elixir's support for strings is excellent. However, remember that under the hood, they are binaries!
In order to represent some characters ...