Posts Tagged ‘decimal’

Imagine that you have read in a hexadecimal string from the command line, a config file or whatever, and you want to use this value in your program. To do this, you need to do a string to integer conversion, but in base 16 since it’s a hexadecimal string. To do this, you can use […]

In C, if you want to convert a string into a number, you can use sprintf(), atoi() or a number of other utility functions. In C++, this can be achieved much more elegantly using std::stringstream objects. But what if you’re string represents a hexadecimal number? This is where stream manipulators come into play. By passing […]