U+202E - RIGHT-TO-LEFT OVERRIDE

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This post is part of my Today I learned series in which I share all my learnings regarding web development.

Thanks to a tweet by @FakeUnicode I came across the unicode character U+202E today. This character changes all subsequent text to be right-to-left. In short – this invisible character leads to not understandable behavior in any environment. A quick Google search also revealed that this character is used to disguise malicious files.

You can use it in HTML (‮), in JavaScript strings (\u202E) and it's also working in Google Docs. :D

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