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Tip: Create a 32-bit Mask as 1000

Learn an easy way to create a 32-bit mask as 1000.


For creating a 32-bit mask as 1000, we need to left-shift the value of 1. For example, if we shift it three positions we obtain 1000:

int x = 1 


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Octavia Andreea Anghel is a senior PHP developer currently working as a primary trainer for programming teams that participate at national and international software-development contests. She consults on developing educational projects at a national level. She is a coauthor of the book "XML Technologies--XML in Java" (Albastra, ISBN 978-973-650-210-1), for which she wrote the XML portions. In addition to PHP and XML, she's interested in software architecture, web services, UML, and high-performance unit tests.
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