November 19th, 2008, 02:11 PM
what does this << mean?
Looking at an example of drawing rounded rectangles, I see this:
What does this do? I know it is a shift operator, but what is this doing?
int d = raius << 1;
November 19th, 2008, 02:33 PM
Re: what does this << mean?
Pefroming a shift to the left by one bit. It is basic binary methamatics and is equivilant to a *2 when applied to an integral type (but often faster - althought the compiler may internally optimize a *2 into a <<1)
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