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Bitwise Operators

Last updated: March 16th, 2008

Also See: Bitwise Operators precedence and associativity.

Bitwise Operators

Operator Description
& Bitwise AND.
| Bitwise OR
^ Bitwise XOR.
~ Bitwise NOT
<< Shift left.
>> Shift right.
>>> Shift right, zero fill.

Example- Bitwise Operator

This example uses the Bitwise Operator Shift Left to shift the value 2 to the left four bits (binary 10 to binary 1000), resulting in 8:

var test=2;
alert(test) //alerts 8

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