What is PhpDig?
PhpDig is a PHP MySQL based
Web Spider & Search Engine.



decbin — Returns the binary representation of the specified decimal integer argument.


string decbin(dec);
int dec: Decimal number


String binary representation of an integer


Converts a decimal number into a string containing its binary representation. The largest decimal value that can be converted is 2147483647. If you have to deal with larger numbers, you need to write a custom function to handle the values.


PHP 3, PHP 4


Example 669. Get the binary representation of an integer

$number = 42;
echo "The binary of $number is ", decbin($number);

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