Over a million developers have joined DZone.
{{announcement.body}}
{{announcement.title}}

Bit Counting And Clever Loop Condition

DZone's Guide to

Bit Counting And Clever Loop Condition

·
Free Resource

unsigned bit_count(unsigned x) {
    unsigned n;
    for (n = 0; x; n++)
        x &= x-1;
    return n;
}
Topics:

Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.

THE DZONE NEWSLETTER

Dev Resources & Solutions Straight to Your Inbox

Thanks for subscribing!

Awesome! Check your inbox to verify your email so you can start receiving the latest in tech news and resources.

X

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}