Exploring Binary: One Million Views

Today (November 7, 2011), exploringbinary.com received its one millionth view, according to WordPress.com Stats:

WordPress.com Stats Reports One Million Views
WordPress.com Stats Reports One Million Views

This site went live on November 14, 2008; that works out to an average of over 920 views per day. My decimal/binary converter (an HTML form with an accompanying article) accounts for nearly half of those views (445,700+). Not counting my converter, these are my top ten articles:

  1. Java Hangs When Converting 2.2250738585072012e-308 (134,500+ views)
  2. PHP Hangs On Numeric Value 2.2250738585072011e-308 (93,600+ views)
  3. Binary Dates in 2010 and 2011 (45,600+ views)
  4. Ten Ways to Check if an Integer Is a Power Of Two in C (37,400+ views)
  5. Converting Floating-Point Numbers to Binary Strings in C (15,200+ views)
  6. Why “Volatile” Fixes the 2.2250738585072011e-308 Bug (12,200+ views)
  7. FPUpdater Fixes the Java 2.2250738585072012e-308 Bug (10,600+ views)
  8. How I Taught Third Graders Binary Numbers (9,800+ views)
  9. The Answer is One (Unless You Use Floating-Point) (9,700+ views)
  10. A Closer Look at the Java 2.2250738585072012e-308 Bug (9,200+ views)

Five of my top ten articles are related to the PHP and Java floating-point conversion bugs; together they total 260,200+ views.

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  1. As this site approaches the end of its eight year, it has surpassed 12 million views, roughly 80% of which come from my converters and calculators. Not counting those five pages, here are the top ten among the remaining pages (only two existed in the prior top ten list):

    1. Binary Multiplication
    2. Binary Division
    3. Number of Bits in a Decimal Integer
    4. Binary Subtraction
    5. Ten Ways to Check if an Integer Is a Power Of Two in C
    6. How to Check If a Number Is a Power of Two
    7. How to Find the Last Digits of a Positive Power of Two
    8. Converting Floating-Point Numbers to Binary Strings in C
    9. Number of Decimal Digits In a Binary Integer
    10. Decimal/Binary Conversion Table

    See my sitemap if you want links to those pages.

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