Let's say that we have some values, represented by power of 2: TYPE_1 = 1 TYPE_2 = 2 TYPE_3 = 4 TYPE_4 = 8 ... I need to store some of these types in one value. Example: To represent TYPE_1 with ...
Could someone explain the rationale, why in a bunch of most popular languages (see note below) comparison operators (==, !=, <, >, <=, >=) have higher priority than bitwise operators (&, |, ...
I have read in a recent code review that both ternary operator (condition ? foo : bar) and the XOR operator ^ are rarely used in Java. Is it true? If yes, is this because they are less readable? or ...
Programming languages often come with various bit operators (e.g. bitwise left- and right shift, bitwise AND, OR, XOR...). These don't get used though very much, or at least such has my experience ...
Following reading the latest CodeProject newsletter, I came across this article on bitwise operations. It makes for interesting reading, and I can certainly see the benefit of checking if an integer ...