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Convert Bytes to Floating Point Numbers in Python

Convert Bytes to Floating Point Numbers in Python

I have a binary file that I have to parse and I'm using Python. Is there a way to take 4 bytes and convert it to a single precision floating point number?…


Better Random Generating PHP

I know that just using rand() is predictable, if you know what you're doing, and have access to the server. I have a project that is highly dependent upon choosing a random number that is as unpredic…


objective c - In Cocoa do you prefer NSInteger or int, and why?

NSInteger/NSUInteger are Cocoa-defined replacements for the regular built-in types. Is there any benefit to using the NS* types over the built-ins? Which do you prefer and why? Are NSInteger and int t…


c++ - What is the most effective way for float and double comparison?

What would be the most efficient way to compare two double or two float values? Simply doing this is not correct: bool CompareDoubles1(double A, double B){return A== B;}But something like: bool Compar…


c# - How to round up the result of integer division?

I'm thinking in particular of how to display pagination controls, when using a language such as C# or Java. If I have x items which I want to display in chunks of y per page, how many pages will be ne…


variables - Comparing IEEE floats and doubles for equality

What is the best method for comparing IEEE floats and doubles for equality? I have heard of several methods, but I wanted to see what the community thought.…



Format numbers to strings in Python

I need to find out how to format numbers as strings. My code is here: return str(hours)+":"+str(minutes)+":"+str(seconds)+" "+ampm Hours and minutes are integers, and seconds is a float. the str() fun…


PHP equivalent of.NET/Java's toString()

How do I convert the value of a PHP variable to string? I was looking for something better than concatenating with an empty string: $myText=$myVar.''; Like the ToString() method in Java or.NET.…


Converting bool to text in C++

Maybe this is a dumb question, but is there any way to convert a boolean value to a string such that 1 turns to "true" and 0 turns to "false"? I could just use an if statement, but it would be nice to…


Ruby-Convert Integer to String

In Ruby, trying to print out the individual elements of a String is giving me trouble. Instead of seeing each character, I'm seeing their ASCII values instead:>> a="0123"=> "0123">> a[0]=> 48…




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