[thelist] javascript parseInt (TIP)

Chris at globet.com Chris at globet.com
Sat Sep 16 07:31:02 CDT 2006

> > In addition to Sam's tip to *always add the radix when using
> > parseInt()* you can also use a shortcut when dealing with decimals.
> > +"08" will return 8
> For the interested parseInt("08") returns 0 because 
> interpreter thinks that "08" is octal;

And on the offchance that there's any more interest at all left in this
thread, any number beginning with 0x will be interpreted as hexadecimal.
Hence, the following all evaluate to 17:



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