Richard Gnall


ByteToDecimal is a program designed to help students practice converting eight-bit (one byte) binary numbers to decimal values. This is a simple bare-bones Python console application - it runs in a DOS window as opposed to a GUI environment.

When prompted for the decimal equivalent of the binary value, enter one of the following:

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Source Code 
ByteToDecimal was written in Python 3.1.

The source code can be viewed in a browser or any text editor.

The source code can be run directly if Python 3.x is installed on your computer, but the file extension will need to be changed from ".python" to ".py". Python can be downloaded from

ByteToDecimal.python (4 KB)