Big Endian vs Little Endian

In computer science, a bit is the smallest piece of information. It represents a digit of the binary numeral system. A string of 8 bits called a byte. There are two ways to store a string of data in computers: Big Endian and Little Endian. If your tasks are working with data in a piece of bytes, you ought to know how to deal with bytes in these two formats. In this post, I will explain how data is stored in computers, what are the main differences between these two, then provide some useful code to work with bytes in Swift and Objective-C.

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