If you've worked with CSS, you've probably seen colors represented as hex values. But how on earth does #EC152E give us the color red? With a little help of math, we show you how to represent millions of colors in hex values and how those correlate to RGB values. We also dig into the color theory behind those values. Based on Vaidehi Joshi's second blog post, "Hexes and Other Magical Numbers". A huge thank you to Twilio for sponsoring this season of the show!
We've teamed up with Twilio to create the Base.cs Podcast Hotline! This week's challenge: send us your favorite hexspeak words. Text us at 240-650-9856. We'll read our favorites on the pocdat, and if we pick yours, you'll get a hand drawn post card from Vaidehi!
Let's explore a very special number together: 16. It's the core of the hexadecimal system, and, in this episode, we'll learn how to count in hexes, discuss where we might see the hexadecimal system in real life, and breakdown the math that makes number 16 so special. Based on Vaidehi Joshi's second blog post, "Hexes and Other Magical Numbers". A huge thank you to Twilio for sponsoring this season of the show!
Binary is great for computers, but really tough for humans to work with. We need something that's a bit easier for us. That's where encoding comes in. Vaidehi and Saron explore how encoding works and talk through some popular encoding schemes like ASCII, unicode, and base64. Based on Vaidehi Joshi's second blog post, "Hexes and Other Magical Numbers". Check out the ASCII table here.
Binary is the foundation of computer science. We give you a beginner-friendly breakdown of how to count in binary (with some fun counting challenges you can join in on!), how it relates to bits and bytes, and why it's important for us to know as developers. Based on Vaidehi Joshi's first blog post, "Bits, Bytes, Building with Binary."
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CodeNewbie is teaming up with the incredible Vaidehi Joshi to turn her base.cs blog series into an awesome podcast. Listen to a clip from the first episode on binary, coming out Nov 8. Make sure to subscribe!