How to convert decimal to unsigned binary in JavaScript

Ok, I do have to admit that this has limited value. I did this mostly as a thought experiment. I wanted to see how easy it would be to script the conversion from decimal to binary and back again, in JavaScript.


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As you can see, the conversion from binary to decimal is much easier than decimal to binary. Before you ask, I do know that toString() can convert decimal to binary, octal, and hexadecimal but that would not have been as fun. 🙂

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Edit: I updated BinaryToDecimal(). There was a significant flaw in it. After talking the problem over with Jeremy Streich, I also decided that this could be refactored to be much more simple. I’ll probably wait on writing a revision, though. I want to try hex and octal sometime soon and I’ll revisit this as part of that.

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