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Dec2Bin, Bin2Dec Update

Submitted on: 7/31/2016 7:32:03 PM
By: Ben128  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: Unrated
Compatibility: Microsoft Visual C++
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     Convert between decimal and binary update to the dec2bin to allow larger numbers than 255, Added Bin2Dec
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// Name: Dec2Bin, Bin2Dec Update
// Description:Convert between decimal and binary update to the dec2bin to allow larger numbers than 255, Added Bin2Dec
// By: Ben128

	Decimal To Binary, Binary To Decimal By DreamVB
	Version 1.0
	Two functions to convert between decimal and binary
	Please feel free to use as you like.
#include <stdio.h>
#include <string>
char *Dec2Bin(int dec){
	char TempBin[32];
	int j = 0;
	int i = 30;
	int t = dec;
	int bitcnt = 0;
	//Get the number of bits that make up the number.
	while(t > 0){
		//Keep divideing by 2
		//INC bit counter
	//Minus 1
	while(i >=0)
		//Build the binary number.
		if((dec & (1 << i)) != 0){
			TempBin[j] = '1';
			TempBin[j] = '0';
		//INC Counters
	//Reserve array contents
		//Reserve array chars
		TempBin[bitcnt-i] = TempBin[30-i];
	//Convert char array to Char*
	i = strlen(TempBin);
	//Resize array to hold the data
	char *pBin =(char*)malloc(i+1*sizeof(char));
	//Copy from TempBin to pStr
	//Set ending
	pBin[bitcnt+1] = '\0';
	return pBin;
int Bin2Dec(char*Bin){
	int dec = 0;
	int n = 0;
	//Convert binary number to decimal number
	for(int i=strlen(Bin)-1;i>-1;i--){
		//Check if bit is set
		if(Bin[i] == '1'){
			//Make decimal number
		//INC Counter
	return dec;
void main(){
	printf("Decimal 518 to binary is %s\n",Dec2Bin(512));
	printf("Binary 1111110111011000 to decimal is %d\n",Bin2Dec("1111110111011000"));

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8/1/2016 12:30:39 PMThomas1965

The code has a small problem. In Dec2Bin memory gets allocated with malloc, but doesn't get deleted, so we have a memory leak.

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