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Stanford’s Sean Eron Anderson has a great page titled Bit Twiddling Hacks. This is a great resource for C programmers looking to employ bitwise operators (& | ^ ~ < < <<< >> >>> etc.) to speed up their code. But what about AS3 programmers? We have bitwise operators too, but will the same tricks work for us? Today’s article ports some of these bit twiddling hacks to AS3 and tests to see if any ground is gained.

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