As a budding young programmer in my formative years, I was often called upon to convert numbers to binary as part of my training. Needless to say, this was one of the low-points of my academic career and I found the whole thing utterly boring.
If only I'd had a Palm with Megatops BinCalc installed on it. I could've done it all on the bus on my way to college instead of wasting page upon page of paper trying to perform the calculations.
The program allows you to convert decimal numbers into binary and vice versa, as well as resolving different logical operations.
It's so simple to use that even a five-year-old could operate BinCalc (not that they'd probably want to, of course).
To convert a value, you just need to enter the values and select the type of operation you wish to perform: simple conversion or transition logic.
Once you've entered this, Megatops BinCalc then instantly displays the figure at the base and its corresponding graphical representation.
The environment includes a numeric keypad to facilitate the entry of the codes, options to clear the environment and one-click access to logical operations AND or OR.
If you've never had experience of binary coding before, you might get a little baffled by BinCalc, but if you regularly need to convert between binary and decimal, this provides you with a quick way of doing so on your handheld device.