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#1 2013-01-06 21:51:57

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Binary Converter - Leading Zeros

Here is a TEST version of the Binary/Decimal/Hexadecimal Converter

I have added a button (top left) which formats the binary with leading zeros (and fractional part with trailing zeros) ... 4 at a time to match a hex digit.

What do you think? Can you throw different examples at it to see if it works fine (before I make it live).


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#2 2013-01-06 22:24:25

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hi MathsIsFun

Yes, that works ok for me.

The leading/trailing zeros feature is really good.  Any chance of a small gap between each group of 4 to make it easier to read?

Bob


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#3 2013-01-06 23:34:08

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Hi MathsIsFun,

The Binary/Decimal/Hexadecimal Converter works fine for me too!

I checked the Base 2/10/16 numbers 1, 11, 111, 1111 and found correct.


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#4 2013-01-07 03:04:32

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Hi;

Worked well here. Could use larger input boxes.


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#5 2013-01-07 07:10:09

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Thanks guys!


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#6 2013-01-08 05:20:07

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Thanks!  Works great!  Handles enough digits to do my bank account in binary smile

How hard would it be to allow the user to input a base of their own choosing?

Have a great day!


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#7 2013-01-08 09:52:36

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Seems pretty good to me. I think it might be a good idea to restrict the range of the numbers so they always fit properly in their boxes. Other than that I can't complain.

Just out of curiosity, why haven't you written this in JS/HTML instead of flash? (I'm not suggesting that you do, I'm just curious).

 

#8 2013-01-08 21:20:17

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muxdemux: I simply love programming in Actionscript 3. It is responsive, reliable and each app is self-contained, so library changes don't impact on other live apps.

Glad you all approve, I have made it the live version now.


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#9 2013-01-11 12:31:28

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Re: Binary Converter - Leading Zeros

! really good.


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#10 2013-01-11 12:33:26

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Hi MIF

How did you learn to write in ActionScript?


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#11 2013-01-11 17:57:18

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I downloaded FlashDevelop and got stuck into it (plus lots of Googling).


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#12 2013-03-19 08:16:49

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MathsIsFun wrote:

I downloaded FlashDevelop and got stuck into it (plus lots of Googling).

Hard WORK!


Hey.
 

#13 2013-03-26 12:37:43

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Harder work than the hardest work of all. smile


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