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Base 16 Hexadeximal representation

This web page assumes that you are familiar with the Base 16 hexadecimal represenation. In case you aren't or want to brush up, here are some links to look at:

HEX dumps, Hex editors and the like

A hex dump is one of a programmer's best friends. Here are some information resources based on platform for viewing and getting information in hexadecimal format:

OS/390 (MVS):

Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP:

WWW Java and JavaScript:


Other platforms:

Sample Program source:

Calculators that do hex:

Modern computer systmes use Base 16 which are represented via characters 0-9 and A-F, but the Royal-McBee LGP-30 used a different hex scheme.

Want a real taste of nostalgia, see: Computer Product Manuals Collection, Circa 1948 - [ongoing] from the Charles Babbage Institute of Computer History (CBI)

And then there is The story of Mel

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Last Updated: 2004-01-05
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