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Check system endianness using Ruby Hello folks, today I’d like to share with you a simple way to check the endianness of your system using Ruby and it’s based on the “pack” method in┬áRuby’s Array; pack simply represents the content of an array in a binary sequence according to a directive given to it as […]

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Big Endian or Little Endian?
December 17, 2011

Howdy! I’m sure that most of the developers have met the terms “big endian” or “little endian”. Originally these two terms were used by Jonathan Swift in his Gulliver’s travels. Briefly people from Lilliput were cracking boiled eggs from the small end (little endians) while the inhabitans of the rival kingdom of Blefuscu were craking […]

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