Category Archives: conversion

Conversion code

How to Read a Binary Clock

I have a binary clock in my office. It was a Christmas gift from Dad (I come from a long line of geeks!). It’s a nice conversation starter. I’ve found that people either immediately love it or hate it. This post aims to explain the basics of binary, with the intent to teach you how to read a binary clock. If it works and you ever visit my office, please show off your knowledge by reading the clock!

Separate alpha from numeric in d3 string

Our post this week is from Clint Hughes, a d3 programmer at Sheeran Direct. Clint’s challenge? To quickly and easily separate numeric values from non-numeric within a single variable. In this case, the numeric values represent a job number and the non-numeric are media source codes. Originally, he thought he’d need to do some sort… Read More »